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Development of Risk Assessment Matrix for NASA Engineering and Safety CenterThis paper describes a study, which had as its principal goal the development of a sufficiently detailed 5 x 5 Risk Matrix Scorecard. The purpose of this scorecard is to outline the criteria by which technical issues can be qualitatively and initially prioritized. The tool using this score card has been proposed to be one of the information resources the NASA Engineering and Safety Center (NESC) takes into consideration when making decisions with respect to incoming information on safety concerns across the entire NASA agency. The contents of this paper discuss in detail each element of the risk matrix scorecard, definitions for those elements and the rationale behind the development of those definitions. This scorecard development was performed in parallel with the tailoring of the existing Futron Corporation Integrated Risk Management Application (IRMA) software tool. IRMA was tailored to fit NESC needs for evaluating incoming safety concerns and was renamed NESC Assessment Risk Management Application (NAFMA) which is still in developmental phase.
Document ID
20050123548
Document Type
Preprint (Draft being sent to journal)
Authors
Malone, Roy W., Jr.
(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL, United States)
Moses, Kelly
(Futron Corp.)
Date Acquired
September 7, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 2004
Subject Category
Documentation And Information Science
Meeting Information
Risk Analysis: The Profession and the Future(Palm Springs, CA)
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NNL04AA29T
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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