The Loss Scenario Tables are where you analyze the hazard causal factors for each unsafe control action.
When you create a loss scenario table in Astah System Safety, you need to specify the target unsafe control action you want to create a loss scenario of.
1. Go to [Diagram] – [STAMP/STPA] – [Loss Scenario] from main menu.
Or double-click [Loss Scenario] in the [STPA Procedure] tab.
2. A list of unsafe control actions will appear. Choose one that you want to create a scenario of and click [OK].
Once you create a loss scenario for an unsafe control action, a circle icon will be added to the list. So that you will know which unsafe control action you have or have not created the loss scenarios for.
3. A blank table opens in the diagram editor.
Hint Word is what you can use to identify the hazard causal factor. At this point, you must have used it in the Control Loop Diagram. So the one you already used in the Control Loop Diagram is selected here.
To open the figure with Hint words, click [Hint Word Set] button.
Switching the Hint Word Set here will change one that is already applied to the Control Loop Diagram and also clear out all the filled Hint Words that you already set in the other scenarios.
To create a hazard causal factor, right-click on the blank table and choose [Add HCF].
Directly enter a description of the hazard causal factor. When you complete the description, Astah will give the ID to this hazard causal factor automatically. If you do not wish Astah to give the ID automatically, you can disable it.
Now double-click the Hint Word field. A list of hint words you are referring will appear. Choose one from the list and hit enter to complete.
At last, add a scenario. Double-click the Scenario field. A [HCF] dialog opens. Click [Add] and write the scenario.
You can add more than one scenario as needed.