is a method of qualitative safety analysis whereby a potentially hazardous or accident prone system state is analyzed carefully using logic symbols to highlight any potentially dangerous areas for management to consider.

FAULT-TREE ANALYSIS: "During the design and production of new equipment, fault-tree analysis is one of the many tests applied to highlight any potential problems."
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