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Functional safety is the portion of global process/machinery-related safety (EUC) that depends on the proper functioning of the Safety System. Download the PDF.

In this guide you will learn:

  • Functional safety: main concept
  • Structure of IEC 61508 standard
  • What is SIL (Safety Integrity Level)
  • Functional safety elements
  • Functional safety lifecycle
  • Types of applicable requirements
  • PFDavg/PFH SIL level
  • Functional Safety Management System



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