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External BodyAims/ObjectivesMeeting Report
MoD Committee on Defence Equipment Reliability & Maintainability (CODERM)Facilitates the co-operation of MoD and industry to ensure military capability is maximised through optimal levels of equipment R&M. Provides a mechanism to: Develop mutually beneficial R&M practices, techniques, research programmes and training; Improve equipment R&M; Resolve difficulties arising from MOD or industry practices. Click here for latest report.
Independent Safety Assurance Working Group (ISA WG)Promotes the ISA role as a means of providing independent safety assurance of products to the supplier, purchaser and user; Promote the ISA role of a safety professional in standards; Support professional development by defining minimum standards, identifying training that meets minimum standards and supporting resources; Support professional ISAs by developing guidance and providing information that affects their role. Click here for latest report.
Hazards ForumEstablished in 1989 by the Institutions of Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and Chemical Engineers to provide an interdisciplinary focus for the study of disasters and the promulgation of lessons learned from them. Since then the Forum has broadened its remit to inform the public understanding of risk, while continuing to develop its work on the assessment of hazardous events, dissemination of lessons learned and the promotion of risk reduction strategies.Click here for the Hazards Forum website, which contains news and event reports.
Health and Safety Executive (HSE)The national independent watchdog for work-related health, safety and illness.The latest HSE newsletter containing the latest HSE news, health and safety advice, case studies, court stories, and guidance is available on the HSE website: See also Thomas Ashton Institute– drawing on the combined knowledge and experience of University of Manchester and Health & Safety Executive to deliver research, learning and regulatory insights to enable a better working world.
IMechE Safety and Reliability Group (SRG)Promotes the development of safety and reliability requirements for products such as equipment, systems or servicesReport coming soon