The Detector Safety System (DSS) of the LHC Experiments has been presented in the following papers:

Technical documentation about the project as well as the source code can be accessed from here.

Currently, the project is coordinated by the DSS Advisory Board which reports to the JCOP Coordination Board.

During the development phase the project was coordinated by three main bodies:

Advisory Board


with summaries of the minutes

Steering Group


with minutes of meeting

Working Group


with summaries of the minutes

The mandate for this joint project was defined in a special meeting of the JCOP Executive Board.