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.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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