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RR436 - Formal risk identification in professional SCUBA (FRIPS)

Describes how fault tree analysis and failure modes and effects criticality analysis (FMECA) can be carried out on activities and hardware typical of a professional SCUBA diving activity. The methodologies are described and conclusions drawn from each technique. Examples are given of how the techniques can be used to assess diver risk in a quantitative way to aid assessing equipment configurations.

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Updated 2010-03-19