EN-17206 - Functional Safety in the Entertainment Industry

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Functional safety in the entertainment industry: The new standard EN 17206

At the beginning of 2019 a new standard for functional safety in the entertainment industry was released – the standard EN 17206. This is the first standard defining a framework for functional safety specifically for the entertainment industry. In our webinar, our TÜV SÜD experts are introducing the new standard EN 17206 and highlighting the safety approach from risk assessment to implementation and related requirements. The new specifications of the standard are explained on practical examples. The webinar provides you with valuable information to help you apply the new standard to your entertainment equipment to ensure its functional safety.

This webinar addresses all persons working in the entertainment industry and places where stages are used, like stage operators, theatre managers or stage technician as well as manufacturers of safety components who would like to learn more about the new functional safety standard EN 17206 and how to apply it.

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  • Introduction to the new standard EN 17206
  • Learn about the main safety requirements of the standard
  • Get insights into the safety approach and the requirements
  • Receive an explanation based on practical examples
  • Understand how to apply the standard to your equipment

About the speaker

Matthias Ramold, Technical Certifier and Manager Safety Components at TÜV SÜDMatthias Ramold

Technical Certifier and Manager Safety Components at TÜV SÜD 

Matthias Ramold is an experienced assessor, project manager and technical certifier for testing and certification of electrical / electronic components and systems used for functional safety applications in various industries. He is working with TÜV SÜD since over 13 years and managed various international projects as safety expert. He also shares his knowledge as a trainer for functional safety and its industry-specific standards.






Udo Gruner, Safety Expert for Entertainment Technology, Lifts and Cranes at TÜV SÜDUdo Gruner

Safety Expert for Entertainment Technology, Lifts and Cranes at TÜV SÜD

Udo has over 30 years of experience in testing lifts and cranes.10 years ago, he specialized in entertainment industry installations focusing on the application of control systems. Udo is also member of the German delegation in CEN TC 433 Working Group 1 “Entertainment Technology — Machinery for Stages and other Production Areas — Safety requirements and inspections”

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