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Functional Safety Management – FSM

FSM or Functional Safety Management as basis for FS projects Achieving functional safety and SIL compliant projects is not easy – unless your company implements proper Functional Safety Management. The objectives of Functional Safety Management are simple in nature. First of …

IEC 61511 standard

  Safety Instrumented Systems IEC 61511 address safety instrumented systems. In other words it addresses safety systems based on an instrument. Something is measured. For example pressure, flow, temperatures or what ever is needed to understand the condition of the …

Test questions

Free Test Questions The Risknowlogy training courses that come with certification have exams and/or case studies to be completed. For those courses with exam questions, for example for the SILComp® courses, you can find here test questions. Test Questions – TUV: …

IEC 61508 standard

    IEC 61508 affects everybody The IEC 61508 is a complete standard and it addresses requirements over the full lifecycle of the safety system. This means that it is a standard that affects any stakeholder of a safety system, …

Functional Safety

  When is functional safety achieved Several definitions of functional safety exist, mainly written in standards. These definitions are usually not very practical. The following definition is a practical one. This shows what needs to be done in practice to achieve …

Best Practice

About the Best Practice The Risknowlogy Best Practice publications are the leading destination when it comes to risk, reliability and safety knowledge. It aims to provide professionals around the world with rigorous insights and best practices to help them to …