Occupational and System Safety



Nelson Engineering delivers safety solutions that mitigate risk to workers from workplace environments and industrial processes. We provide occupational safety services to safeguard employees from workplace hazards under the guidance of our certified safety professional (CSP). Our system safety capabilities consist of engineering analysis of industrial processes to identify safety hazards and recommend mitigations that reduce incident risks to client and regulatory acceptable levels. (read more)

Mitigation-Focused Solutions

Occupational safety services for multiple commercial and federal clients since our founding. System safety services span multiple industries including aerospace manufacturing and launch operations since 1999.


Occupational Safety

  • Facility Hazard Analysis
  • Fall Protection Analysis
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Assessments
  • Job Safety Analysis (JSA)
  • Safety Inspections (Laboratories, Fall Protection, Construction Safety and Pressure Vessels)
  • General Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 1910 and 1926 compliance services including participation on Safety Review Boards

System Safety

  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA)
  • Fault Tree Analysis (FTA)
  • Process Hazard Analysis (PHA)
  • System Assurance Analysis (SAA)
  • Single Failure Points (SFP) Analysis
  • Critical Items List (CIL)
  • Common Cause Failure Analyses (CCFA)
  • Explosive Safety Quantity-Distance (QD) Site Evaluations
  • Arc Flash Analysis including Short Circuit and Protective Device Coordination Studies



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NASA KSC Safety & Mission Assurance (S&MA) Support

Produce reliability and safety assessment reports defining hazards and risks requiring mitigation. Develop System Assurance Analyses (SAA) to deep-dive subsystem failures and ensure single failure points and mission impacts are firmly established.

General Services Administration Nationwide Fall Protection Engineering Services

Professional engineering consulting services blanket purchase agreement contract with requirements for fall hazard risk assessments including preliminary design concepts and cost estimates

U.S. Air Force CCAFS Launch Complex 37 and 41 Safety Services

Safety analyses, audits, and independent assessments for evolved expendable launch vehicle (EELV) ground support systems