critical safety item


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critical safety item

A part, assembly, installation, or production system with one or more essential characteristics that, if not conforming to the design data or quality requirements, would result in an unsafe condition that could cause loss or serious damage to the end item or major components, loss of control, or serious injury to personnel. Also called CSI.
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DOD Issues Interim Rule to Amend DFARS Regarding Quality Control of Aviation Critical Safety Items
THE ESTIMATED COST OF REPACKAGING IS GREATER THAN $100; THE CIRCUIT CARDS, WHICH ARE WORTH MORE THAN $2,500, ARE USED IN AVIONICS AND ARE CRITICAL SAFETY ITEMS.
In fall 1999, defense-procurement agencies procured ALRE critical safety items improperly.
Improved safety: The ability to safely complete a mission is directly related to the reliability of the critical safety items.
Proposed Rule on Notification Requirements for Critical Safety Items
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