Design for Safety

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Dev Raheja


More than 16 million Toyota recalls and millions of automobile recalls by GM, Honda, Ford, and on the average three medical device recalls per day tells us a lot about deficient thinking by engineers. In addition, the NASA Challenger shuttle accident and many aviation accidents tell us that we need to understand the right knowledge to predict accidents during the process of writing engineering specifications, and to design them out with creative, robust, and high return on investment methods.

About The Presenter

Dev Raheja, MS, CSP, author of the books Design for Reliability and Safer Hospital Care, is an international risk management, reliability, durability and system safety consultant for government, commercial and aerospace industry for over 30 years. His clients include Army, Navy, Air Force, NASA, Siemens, Eaton, Boeing, Lockheed, Northrup Grumman, General Motors, Prior to becoming a consultant in 1982 he worked at GE as Supervisor of Quality Assurance/Manager of Manufacturing Engineering, at Cooper Industries as Chief Engineer, and at Booz-Allen & Hamilton as Risk Management consultant for a variety of industries.

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