Re: [SystemSafety] WG: words you cannot use at GM

From: Peter Bernard Ladkin < >
Date: Thu, 22 May 2014 14:46:40 +0200

On 2014-05-22 14:31 , Nancy Leveson wrote:
> I think saying that "acceptably safe" is safe is a ridiculous definition.

Nevertheless, it is de rigeur in Europe. The UK Health and Safety Executive says that is how it judges, with "acceptably safe" usually meaning a one in a million elevated chance of dying: http://www.hse.gov.uk/risk/theory/r2p2.htm

PBL Prof. Peter Bernard Ladkin, Faculty of Technology, University of Bielefeld, 33594 Bielefeld, Germany Tel+msg +49 (0)521 880 7319 www.rvs.uni-bielefeld.de



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