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Safety, abbreviated as SAF, is a measure and practice taken to protect against emotional, financial, physical, social and other types of accidents or damage to an individual or individuals. 

 

 

 

 

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Safety Engineering standards

ISO Standards

  • ISO 1709 - Nuclear energy -- Fissile materials -- Principles of criticality safety in storing, handling and processing
  • ISO 1819 - Continuous mechanical handling equipment -- Safety code -- General rules
  • ISO 3165 - Sampling of chemical products for industrial use -- Safety in sampling
  • ISO 3265 - Continuous mechanical handling equipment for loose bulk materials -- Wagon tipplers handling rail-borne wagons (rotary, side discharge and end discharge) -- Safety code
  • ISO 3691 - Powered industrial trucks -- Safety code
  • ISO 5031 - Continuous mechanical handling equipment for loose bulk materials -- Couplings and hose components used in pneumatic handling -- Safety code
  • ISO 4126-1 - Safety devices for protection against excessive pressure -- Part 1: Safety valves
  • ISO 4126-2 - Safety devices for protection against excessive pressure -- Part 2: Bursting disc safety devices
  • ISO 4126-3 - Safety devices for protection against excessive pressure -- Part 3: Safety valves and bursting disc safety devices in combination
  • ISO 4126-4 - Safety devices for protection against excessive pressure -- Part 4: Pilot operated safety valves
  • ISO 5175 - Equipment used in gas welding, cutting and allied processes -- Safety devices for fuel gases and oxygen or compressed air -- General specifications, requirements and tests
  • ISO 5388 - Stationary air compressors -- Safety rules and code of practice
  • ISO 10417 - Petroleum and natural gas industries -- Subsurface safety valve systems -- Design, installation, operation and redress
  • ISO 16069 - Graphical symbols -- Safety signs -- Safety way guidance systems (SWGS)
  • ISO 16708 - Petroleum and natural gas industries -- Pipeline transportation systems -- Reliability-based limit state methods
  • ISO 17398 - Safety colours and safety signs -- Classification, performance and durability of safety signs
  • ISO 17846 - Welding and allied processes -- Health and safety -- Wordless precautionary labels for equipment and consumables used in arc welding and cutting
  • ISO 21789 - Gas turbine applications -- Safety

 

Safety Engineering Glossary

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  • Audit  -  The examination of the financial records of a buisness, person, or organization.

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  • Competency  -  Having the necessary knowledge or technical skills to perform a given task.
  • Corrosion  -  The thinning of a pipe wall that is typically caused by a chemical reaction from a corroding fluid or agent and is limited almost exclusively to metal products.
  • Cost-effective  -  Providing adequate financial return in relation to outlay.
  • Cost-efficient  -  Being efficient without wasting effort, expense, or time.

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  • Explosive  -  A compound, mixture, or substance that is capable of producing an explosion.

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  • Factor of safety  -  The ability of a system's structural capacity to be usable beyond it's expected or acrual loads.

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  • Hazard  -  Any source of potential damage, harm or adverse health effect to someone or something.
  • Hazardous substance  -  A substance, gaseous, liquids, or solids, that can harm people's health.

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  • Margin of safety  -  The ratio of the system's structural capacity to the requirements or how much excess capacity.

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  • Turnkey  -  A product or service that is built, designed, installed, or supplied fully complete and ready to produce or serve.

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  • Workplace safety  -  The working environment at a company, that includes the health, safety, and well-being of it's employees.

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