Data Safety Initiative
Welcome to the Data Safety initiative working group (DSIWG) area.
This working group exists to address concerns raised about data in safety-related systems.
The next meeting of the working group will be on 28th September 2018.
A tri-fold about data safety and the working group is available for printing.
An updated flyer for the group is available.
Minutes of Meetings
Statement of the Problem
It was agreed that data in safety related systems is not currently sufficiently addressed in current safety management practices and standards. It is acknowledged that data has been a contributing factor in several incidents to date. There are clear business and societal benefits, in terms of reduced harm, reduced commercial liabilities and improved business efficiencies, in investigating and addressing outstanding challenges related to safety of data.
To have clear guidance on how data (as distinct from the software and hardware) should be managed in a safety related context, which will reflect emerging best practice.
The pages in this area contain both public information and private working group information.
Use the links under "Groups, Data Safety" on the menu to view other pages in this area.
If you are a member of the Data Safety initiative working group you can access the private area by being logged in to the web site.
If you would like to be involved with the Data Safety Initiative please contact mike.parsonsscsc.uk.
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