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Functional Safety Training of Railway Applications

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The functional safety training of electrical safety-related systems and machinery will be held December 3-6, 2019 in Laval, Quebec. The training will include 3 days of lessons and an exam on the 4th day.

In this training, you will learn the following standards:

  • EN 50126 (IEC 62278): Specification and Demonstration of Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS)
  • EN 50129 (IEC 62425): Safety related electronic systems for signaling
  • EN 50128 (IEC 62279): Software for railway control and protection systems
  • EN 50159: Safety-related communication in transmission systems

Training will take place at:

TÜV SÜD Canada
4479 Autoroute 440 O
Laval, Quebec
H7P 4W6
CANADA
Office: (905) 883-7305/7308

Course Agenda

Day 1: EN 50126 (IEC 62278) - RAMS

• Overview: European directives,
• understanding standardization,
• standards in the railway signaling
• technology
• Elements of RAMS and affecting
• factors
• Risk / Risk Analysis
• Safety Integrity
• Life Cycle Model

Day 2: EN 50129 / IEC 62425

• Process of risk and hazard control
• Safety integrity levels
• Quality Management
• Safety Management
• Safety demonstration
• Identification of safety
• requirements
• Technical and functional safety
• Basic methods (FMEA, FTA,
• Markov models)

Day 3: EN 50128 / IEC 62279

• Definitions
• Software safety requirement
• levels (SSAS)
• Personnel and responsibilities
• Life Cycle Model
• Use of COTS software
• Requirements of the phases
• (sections)
• Verification / Validation
• Techniques / measures
• Application Data

EN 50159

• Safety transmission system
• reference architecture
• Overview of the threats
• Overview of the necessary steps
• to control
• Calculation of the hazard rate of
the transmission channel

Day 4: Examination

• Test (3h) for Functional Safety Certified Engineer / Professional for the Railway Industry
• Certificate of attendance states EN 50126 (IEC 62278), EN 50129 (IEC 62425), EN 50128 (IEC 62279) and EN 50159
• Condition for the Functional Safety Engineer/Professional examination is the participation in all training days.

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