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ISA Working Group - Aims and Objectives

Mission Statement

To enhance awareness and knowledge of the concept of Independent Safety Assurance in the interests of the engineering profession.


Independent safety assurance is provided by safety professionals fulfilling the role of an Independent Safety Advisor, Auditor or Assessor.

The aims of the ISA Working Group are:

  • To promote the ISA role of a safety professional as a means of providing independent safety assurance to the supplier, purchaser and user.
  • To promote the ISA role of a safety professional in standards.
  • To support safety professional development by defining minimum standards, identifying training that meets minimum standards and supporting resources.
  • To provide support for professional ISA's by developing guidance and providing information that affects their role.

ISA Working Group terms of reference

For further information on the ISA WG, please contact email us at isawg@theiet.org

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