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Risknowlogy Conducts Functional Safety for Mechanical Devices Workshop at Castell

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Zug, Switzerland – – 8 January 2009 – – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that they will conduct a functional safety for mechanical devices workshop at Castell, in London, United Kingdom. The functional safety workshop for mechanical devices is a unique workshop that is only offered by Risknowlogy. The workshop focuses on mechanical devices and how they can comply with the IEC 61508 standard. This standard focuses its most important requirements on safety systems that are based on electrical, electronic and programmable electronic devices. “It is a myth in industry that IEC

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Risknowlogy Performs Tunnel Safety Audits

risknowlogy 2009-01-06 Global, Services News
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Schinveld, The Netherlands – – 6 Januari 2009 – – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that they are performing, for the Dutch Government (Rijkswaterstaat), functional safety audits on the tunnel technical installations of newly build tunnels in The Netherlands. Tunnel Safety Audits The Dutch Government is currently undertaking several major tunnel projects in the Netherlands (A2 near Utrecht, A73 near Swalmen and Roermond, and the future A2 near Maastricht). For all these projects the tunnels need to be build according to the Dutch tunnel safety law. Many of tunnel technical installations deal

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Risknowlogy Conducts Certification Course at ABB Power Systems

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Risknowlogy conducts functional safety certification course at ABB Power Systems Zug, Switzerland – – 12 December 2008 – – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that they made an agreement with ABB Power Systems to conduct the Functional Safety for SIS Professional certification course at their facilities in Baden, Switzerland. The Risknowlogy Functional Safety Certification Course (FSCC) was developed for functional safety professionals and engineers in the process industry. The course is titled Functional Safety Certification Course (FSCC) – Functional Safety for Safety Instrumented Systems for Professionals and Engineer. Professionals passing the exam

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Risknowlogy Certifies Vortex Sensors Hoentzsch

risknowlogy 2008-12-01 Certification, Global
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Reliability study oval wheel meters and turbine meters demonstrates SIL 2 ZUG, Switzerland – – 1 december 2008 – – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that it completed a reliability study on two different Vortex flow sensors of the VA series. The sensors are used for stationary measurements including in particle and condensation laden pressurized air gases. Risknowlogy has performed a qualitative and quantitative reliability study on the meters. The reliability study consisted of a failure mode and effect analysis and markov study to quantify the functional safety attributes of the sensors.

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Risknowlogy Certifies Bopp & Reuther

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Reliability study oval wheel meters and turbine meters ZUG, Switzerland – – 1 December 2008 – – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that it completed a reliability study on the Oval Wheel meters OaP and the Turbine Meters RQ. The OaP Oval Wheel Meter measures volume flow rates of liquids and liquefied gases. Applications are loading systems in the chemical and petrochemical industry, mineral oil industry and in the food and beverage industry. The RQ Series Turbine Meter measures flow of liquids and liquefied gases in the chemical and petrochemical industry, in

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Risknowlogy Conducts Certification Course in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

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Buenos Aires, Argentina- – 25 November 2008 – – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today the successful realization of the first certification course in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, during 25 to 28 november 2008, from where several new TUV SUD certified functional safety professionals will emerge in the upcoming days. “After the realization of five certification courses in Buenos Aires, since october 2006, where 29 functional safety professionals got their international certificates to date, Risknowlogy decided to reinforce its presence in the geographical centre of the LA region, where more and more functional

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Risknowlogy Creates Functional Safety Handbook For Oil Refinery

risknowlogy 2008-10-22 Consulting, Global, Services News
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A Lifecycle Functional Safety Handbook For Safety Instrumented Systems Zug, Switzerland – – 22 October 2008 – – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that they created for an oil refinery a Functional Safety Handbook addressing Safety Instrumented Systems over their full lifecylce. Risknowlogy GmbH, Switzerland, created and recently finished a functional safety handbook which serves as guideline for the engineers at an oil refinery. The handbook addresses safety instrumented systems over the full lifecycle and includes the following main topics: Functional safety management Hazard and risk analysis Typical SIS architectures Equipment reliability

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Risknowlogy Takes On HAZOP Leader Role At Gasification Power Plant

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Four Years Hazards and Risk Analysis Zug, Switzerland – – 18 September 2008 – – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that they made an agreement with NUON to actively participate as independent HAZOP leader in the hazard and risk analysis currently under taken at their Gasification power plant in Buggenum, The Netherlands. Nuon Power Buggenum produces and delivers electricity. This electricity is generated in the Willem-Alexander Power Plant located in the centre of Limburg, in Buggenum (municipality of Haelen, near Roermond). This power plant uses gasification to transform fuels into energy. Coal

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Risknowlogy Becomes Swiss Representative for IEC 61508, 61511, and 62061

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Risknowlogy joins IEC and represents Switzerland Zug, Switzerland – – 28 August 2008 – – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that they joined ElectroSuisse and represent now Switzerland when it comes to functional safety standards like IEC 61508, 61511, and 62061. Till this day Switzerland had not group members for IEC 61508, 61511 and 62061. Risknowlogy is the first Swiss company to join the Technical Committees TC65 and TC44. “We are proud to be the first Swiss company being able to contribute to IEC with functional safety knowledge” said Dr. Michel Houtermans,

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Risknowlogy Conducts Certification Course at SABIC Innovative Plastics

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Zug, Switzerland – – 14 July 2008 – – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that they made an agreement with SABIC Innovative Plastics to conduct the Functional Safety for SIS Professional certification course at their facilities in Cartagena, Spain. The Risknowlogy Functional Safety Certification Courses (FSCC) were developed for functional safety professionals and engineers in the process and machinery industry. The courses are titled Functional Safety Certification Course (FSCC) – Functional Safety for Safety Instrumented Systems for Professionals and Engineer. Professionals passing the exam and meeting the eligibility requirements will receive a

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Risknowlogy and Foundation™ for Safety Instrumented Functions

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Global Participates in Demonstration of Foundation™ fieldbus protocol for SIF applications. Zug, Switzerland (2008-05-20) — Risknowlogy, the global experts in functional safety, and a pioneer in the development and use of Foundation for Safety Instrumented Functions continues its commitment to support safe communication with its participation in the development of the F-SIF specification and protocol. As part of this effort, Risknowlogy joined a demonstration project to show the benefits of Foundation for Safety Instrumented Functions at multiple sites end-user sites around the world. Demonstration of F-SIF technology will be conducted at Shell Global Solutions, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Saudi Aramco, Dharan,

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Risknowlogy Conducts Certification Course at OMV Refining & Marketing

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Zug, Switzerland – – 15 April 2008 – – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that they made an agreement with OMV Refining & Marketing to conduct the Functional Safety for SIS Professional certification course at their facilities in Schwechat, Austria. The Risknowlogy Functional Safety Certification Courses (FSCC) were developed for functional safety professionals and engineers in the process and machinery industry. The courses are titled Functional Safety Certification Course (FSCC) – Functional Safety for Safety Instrumented Systems for Professionals and Engineer. Professionals passing the exam and meeting the eligibility requirements will receive

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Risknowlogy Performs FMEA on Automation System Compounding Plant

risknowlogy 2008-01-31 Global, Services News
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FMEA results used to improve production availability Schinveld, The Netherlands – – 31 January 2008 – – Risknowlogy(r), a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that it completed an FMEA reliability study on the automation system for a compounding plant in Europe. The purpose of the FMEA study was to find possible causes for production unavailability due to failures of the automation system and to define solutions to overcome these potential production losses. At this moment the new compounding plant is build. One of the focal points of the project is the very high grade

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Taking IEC 61508 To Court

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Zug, Switzerland – 18 September 2007 – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of services, consulting, training and certification in the field of risk, reliability, and safety announced today that they have been hired as functional safety experts for several independent disputes between clients and customers concerning projects which require compliance with the international functional safety standard IEC 61508. The IEC 61508 standard deals with safety systems that are based on electrical, electronic and programmable electronic devices. The standard has requirements for safety systems over the full lifecycle of the system. Different stakeholders, like product developers, system integrators, engineering companies and end-users,

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Risknowlogy Introduces The Spurious Trip Level™ Concept For Safety Functions

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Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of services, consulting, training and certification in the field of risk, reliability, and safety announced today a new safety system metric that can be used for safety functions and systems that need to comply with IEC 61508, IEC 61511 and related functional safety standards. The new metric is called Spurious Trip Level™ and can be used by end-users, system integrators and product developers to classify the performance of safety devices, functions and systems. The Spurious Trip Level™ is particular important for end-users as they can measure how much asset protection is achieved with the designed safety system.

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Risknowlogy Presents Paper at HazardEx Events

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Risknowlogy Presents Paper at HazardEx Events in Doha, Abu Dhabi, Birmingham, Muscat, and Kuwait Zug, Switzerland – – 20 December 2006 – – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that it will present a paper at the HazardEx events in Doha Qatar (2x), Abu Dhabi UAE (2x), Birmingham UK, Muscat Oman, and Kuwait. The events take place in 2007 and 2008. The paper to be presented is “Functional safety – Guiding Principles A Practical Approach for End-Users and System Integrators”. About Risknowlogy Risknowlogy is a leading provider of technical risk management solutions including

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Risknowlogy Presents Paper at ISA conference in Damman – KSA

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Zug, Switzerland – – 8 December 2006 – – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that it will present a paper at the ISA conference in Damman, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on 12 December 2006. The paper is entitled “Functional safety – Guiding Principles for End-Users and System Integrators”. About Risknowlogy Risknowlogy is a leading provider of technical risk management solutions including knowledge, services, and products in the functional safety industry. Risknowlogy’s key focus is on the clients in need of risk, reliability, and safety engineering solutions. Risknowlogy has offices in Switzerland, The

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Risknowlogy Certifies 24 Pressure Sensors from BD Sensors

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Reliability study shows that 24 pressure sensors of BD Sensors achieve SIL 2 BRUNSSUM, The Netherlands – – 26 February 2006 – – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that it completed a reliability study on 24 pressure sensors of BD Sensors, Thierstein, Germany. Risknowlogy has performed a qualitative and quantitative reliability study on 24 different pressure sensors. The reliability study consisted of a failure mode and effect analysi and markov study to quantify the functional safety attributes of the sensors. The results of the study are explained an a technical report including

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Risknowlogy First To Conduct FSCC Course in France

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Risknowlogy is the first course provider under the TÜV Functional Safety Program to conduct a course in Paris, France. BRUNSSUM, The Netherlands – – 2 February 2006 – – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that it is the first course provider under the TÜV Functional Safety Program that will conduct the FSCC – Safety Instrumented Systems for Engineers course from 5-8 February 2007 in Paris, France. The Risknowlogy Functional Safety Certification Courses (FSCC) were developed in cooperation with TÜV Rheinland Industrie Services GmbH, a division of the TÜV Rheinland Group, a global

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TUV FS Expert in Functional Safety Management

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Schinveld, The Netherlands – 2005-09-15 – Risknowlogy is very excited to announce that one of its top safety consultants has become a TUV FS Expert with the TUV Rheinland Group. Dr. Michel Houtermans of Risknowlogy is the first to receive a TUV FS Expert Certificate for Safety Instrumented Systems as well as Functional Safety Management.

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