About the Journal

Journal of System Safety (JSS) is a peer-reviewed, open access, zero-publication fees scholarly journal published by the International System Safety Society. The journal has been in continuous publication since 1965.

JSS encourages the development and dissemination of original research of system safety knowledge for the benefit of all humankind. JSS fosters the professional development of those engaged in safety activities and fosters open communication among safety professionals, academic researchers, and diverse organizations. JSS strives to advance the state of the art in the theory and practice of system safety engineering, management, and standards. For further information, please review the journal's Aims and Scope.


The editor-in-chief of JSS is Dr. Charles Muniak.  The journal is guided by an editorial board comprised of system safety experts drawn from diverse backgrounds in both industry and academia. For more information, please view our Editorial Staff page.


JSS is committed to the highest ethical standards in peer review and publication. We strongly support the aims of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and strive to implement their guidance. For additional information, please visit our Policies page.

Abstracting and Indexing

JSS is indexed in a number of abstracting and indexing services listed below. Additional indexing is pending. The journal is perpetually archived via the PKP Preservation Network.


Current Issue

Vol. 58 No. 2 (2023): Assessing the Safety of Intelligent Systems
Journal of System Safety, Summer 2023

Journal of System Safety, Volume 58 No. 2, Summer 2023

Published: 2023-06-22

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