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Functional Safety IEC 61508 Workshop

An introduction to Functional Safety

VIRTUAL WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

  • 23 to 24 Apr 2020 (Thurs, Fri) 
    2.30 pm to 4:30 pm (2 hours per day) 
  • 21 to 22 May 2020 (Thurs, Fri) 
    2.30 pm to 4:30 pm (2 hours per day) 
  • 22 to 23 Oct 2020 (Thurs, Fri)
    2.30 pm to 4:30 pm (2 hours per day) 

About the workshop 

Functional safety is preventing or mitigating accidents by detecting potentially dangerous conditions and activating protective / corrective mechanisms. Functional safety is a method of dealing with hazards through.

This workshop is an introduction to IEC 61508. Based on our experience in Functional Safety and membership on the relevant standard bodies, we provide you with the necessary expertise in the cross-industry standard IEC 61508 2nd Edition.

A lucky attendee out the workshop will be able to join the full training course in Sept at 50% off to get a Functional Safety certificate with us at Singapore. 

 

What you will learn from the workshop? 

We will be covering following topics during the workshop: 

 

  • Accidents in the news
  • What is functional safety?

  • Legal status

  • Application area

  • Layers of protection

  • Safety instrumented system

  • Random, common cause, and systematic failures

  • History functional safety

  • Functional safety standards Functional safety management

  • Lifecycle concept

  • Documentation

  • Implementation and monitoring

  • Verification, validation, assessment and audits

  • Modifications

  • Competency

 

What is the Workshop methodology?

Participants will learn through lectures, case studies, group exercises and discussions.

 

Who should take this workshop? 

The workshop is for valve / actuators manufacturer, developers, testers, project leads, quality representatives and safety officers primarily focusing on the development of programmable electronic safety systems and aiming to implement these developments based on the internationally recognised IEC 61508 standard.

 

BENEFITS OF TAKING THE IEC 61508 Workshop 

Enhance your efficiency – with training courses linking theory with practical experience in functional safety.

Minimise risks – by keeping your employees up to date regarding standards and regulations in science and technology, thus enabling them to identify problems before your operations are affected. Avoid product recalls and loss of reputation by applying an optimised tailored process.

Gain competitive edge – by applying your knowledge of the diverse roles throughout the safety life-cycle, to develop the best solutions for you and your customers.

 

Who is the workshop advisor?

MR JACK GAO YUPENG

PRINCIPAL ENGINEER FOR FUNCTIONAL SAFETY AT TÜV SÜD

Mr Jack Gao started his career in exida managing, executing Product Certification projects and conducting training for Asia Pacific region per IEC 61508 standard. 
He has more than 10 years of experience in functional safety, automation control system and embedded software in different areas, including Industrie 4.0, Robots, machinery safety and process industry.
He is a Certified Functional Safety Expert since 2013. He has also published an IEEE paper on drone application and won awards from exida, Rockwell Automation, and Agilent Technologies

 

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