C-130 System Safety Management System Recognized

WARNER ROBINS, GEORGIA (October 1, 2014) – MERC supported Mr. Randy Matthews (AFLCMC/WLNEB) through SOF C-130 Engineering (AFLCMC/WIUE) with developing and hosting the C-130 MIL-STD-882E Hazard Tracking Database requirement as the System Safety Management System (SSMS) within MERC’s AFIRM-M system.

Mr. Matthews’ SSMS was recognized during the Inspector General SSM Inspection as a Best Practice by Lt. General Moore (Commander, AFLCMC WPAFB) and noted for the planning already in place to allow its use as an Enterprise System across AFMC and AFLCMC.


About Mercer Engineering Research Center

Mercer Engineering Research Center (MERC) is the research and applied engineering arm of Mercer University, a private university founded in 1833. For over 175 years the University has served Georgia as a highly-respected educational institution. In 1984, the School of Engineering was established at the Macon, Georgia campus, with the charter class beginning studies in 1985.

Two years later, in 1987, the Mercer Engineering Research Center was established under the School of Engineering to provide locally available engineering and scientific services and critical specialized technical skills. Today, MERC functions as a non-profit operating unit of the University, with the Executive Director, Dr. David Barwick, reporting directly to the University president, Mr. William D. Underwood.

To learn more, please visit MERC's website at www.merc-mercer.org.