Michelle Lear-Combs

Facility Safety Management Working Group Lead

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Jose Caraballo

Jose Caraballo

Facility Safety Management Program Executive

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Facility Safety Management Working Group 

The Facility Safety Management Working Group is an advisory body that

  • Evaluates Facility System Safety concerns and issues that surface during NASA Safety Center audits
  • Addresses concerns raised at the center level that deserve agency-level attention
  • Identifies and promulgate best practices that can assist NASA centers in addressing noncompliances in Facility System Safety  
  • Evaluates applicable NASA Procedural Requirements and NASA Standards and addresses potential policy updates
  • Increases awareness and promotes Facility System Safety


Facility System Safety SMA-OS-WBT-340

This course is designed to provide attendees with an understanding of how System Safety principles and practices apply to facility acquisition, modification and operations. It is based on NASA-STD-8719.7, NASA Facility System Safety Guidebook. The purpose of the course is to provide guidelines for personnel with facility safety responsibility to assist them in identifying and eliminating or controlling hazards throughout the facility life cycle.

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Policy and Guidance


Policy Title Buttons Buttons
NPD 8820.2 Design and Construction of Facilities NPD 8820.2 Details See NPD 8820.2
NPR 8715.1 NASA Safety and Health Programs NPR 8715.1 Details See NPR 8715.1
NPR 8831.2 Facilities Maintenance and Operations Management NPR 8831.2 Details See NPR 8831.2