Dave Harrold Control Engineering

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Machine Safety December 1, 1999

Managing Risk Don’t Fall Flat

Broad grins on the faces of skydivers in free fall come from two things. First, the exhilaration of free falling through space just can't be concealed; and second, skydivers are confident they have properly assessed and mitigated the risk before stepping out of an airplane. Careful inspection and preparation of equipment, hours of rigorous training, and reliable back-up systems permit sky...

By Dave Harrold Control Engineering