Management Oversight and Risk Tree (MORT): a new system safety program

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Experiences of Aerojet Nuclear Company (ANC), in the development and implementation of a system safety program for ANC and for the Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA) are discussed. Aerojet Nuclear is the prime operating contractor for ERDA, formerly AEC, at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory. The ERDA sponsored ''MORT'' system safety program is described along with the process whereby formal system safety methods are incorporated into a stable organization. Specifically, a discussion is given of initial development of MORT; pilot program trials conducted at ANC; implementation methodology; and reaction of the ANC organization. (auth)

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Clark, J.L. April 30, 1976.

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    Publisher Info: Aerojet Nuclear Co., Idaho Falls, Idaho (USA)
    Place of Publication: Idaho Falls, Idaho

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Experiences of Aerojet Nuclear Company (ANC), in the development and implementation of a system safety program for ANC and for the Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA) are discussed. Aerojet Nuclear is the prime operating contractor for ERDA, formerly AEC, at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory. The ERDA sponsored ''MORT'' system safety program is described along with the process whereby formal system safety methods are incorporated into a stable organization. Specifically, a discussion is given of initial development of MORT; pilot program trials conducted at ANC; implementation methodology; and reaction of the ANC organization. (auth)

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  • System safety conference, San Diego, California, USA, 21 Jul 1975

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  • Report No.: CONF-750728--2
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 4175026
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Clark, J.L. Management Oversight and Risk Tree (MORT): a new system safety program, article, April 30, 1976; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc872581/: accessed April 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.