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Abstracts for SSS in by June 30th!

Please send your abstracts for SSS'23 to us by 30th June 2022. Any topic related to system safety considered. Full details at: 

Contact for further information and submissions.

The SCSC may help with your Continuing Professional Development

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a requirement for engineers registered with most professional organisations.  Attending SCSC Seminars, participating in SCSC Working Groups or even just reading publications on the SCSC website may help you demonstrate CPD. See this article in the Community Space for more information.

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SCSC eJournal (Mar 21)

The SCSC is creating a new publication, "The Safety Critical Systems eJournal" for high-quality technical articles on any area of systems safety. This will be published twice a year via the SCSC web site, with a compilation hardcopy available on Amazon annually.
The focus of the journal will be on safety practice, industrial applications and standards/guidance. The editor is John Spriggs, a long-time supporter of the club and respected author and presenter.
Please consider submitting an article on your work. Submission details to be announced soon. There will also be length guidelines and style guides issued shortly.

Symposium: Safety-Critical Systems Symposium (SSS'21) (Feb 21)

The 29th Safety-Critical Systems Symposium was held from 9 - 11 February as an online event.  The event attracted 200 delegates to view 16 live presentation and 12 pre-recorded presentations. The recordings of all presentations and the papers from the published proceedings  are now available for Club members to view on the Catch up page.

SCSC survey of assessing and improving Safety Culture (Jan 21)

We are seeking feedback on an organisation’s experience of assessing and improving Safety Culture. We have produced a short questionnaire: and would ask you to spare a few minutes to complete it.

The aim of the survey is to help organisations understand how to assess and improve Safety Culture. We will be analysing responses and will share findings anonymously through the website.

Thank you in advance for your time and help,

The SCSC Safety Culture Working Group

Questions to the WG chair at

The Safety Culture Working Group (SCWG) is a voluntary body formed by and part of the Safety Critical Systems Club (SCSC). We aim to collate and share experiences and lessons learnt across industries. Further information at

Seminars - New Safety Analysis Techniques
and Management and Oversight of Complex Systems (Nov 20)

These seminars was held online on the afternoons of 12 November and the 3 December with each attracting more than 40 participants over Zoom.

"Exceeded my expectations: very interesting and informative presentations and lots to follow up."

"worked well"

"Thank you for your continuing effort to deliver these events"

Videos and slides from New Safety Analysis Techniques are available here for current SCSC members.

Videos and slides from Management and Oversight of Complex Systems are available here for current SCSC members.

Code of Practice: Cyber Security and Safety (Oct 20)
IET Code of Practice: Cyber Security and Safety

I'm pleased to announce that after 32 months of hard work and cross discipline/cross sector discussions, the IET has published the Code of Practice: Cyber Security and Safety. This work was supported by NCSC and is available for free download from the IET website.