This procedure could be part of a company's Quality Management System (e.g., ISO 9001). It contains those additional practices (over and above ISO 9001) necessary to demonstrate Functional Safety Capability as would be audited by a reviewing body (see Chapter 7).
A large organization, with numerous activities and product types, might require more than one procedure, whereas a small company would probably find a single procedure satisfactory.
Again, the activities covered by a designer and manufacturer of instruments or systems will differ from those of a plant operator, which, in turn, will differ for a functional safety consultant/assessor.
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