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New Operation and Maintenance Data Collection Tools

DATA Comp – The Operation & Maintenance Data Collection Toolset This week sees the launch of our new Operations Services, with a new ProSET package which include the new module “DATA Comp – The Operation & Maintenance Data Collection Toolset”…

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Functional Safety (FS) for Technicians – Proposed CompEx modules

Engineering Safety Consultants to deliver new Functional Safety for Technician’s CompEx modules providing Functional Safety knowledge in the safety lifecycle

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Well done to our Functional Safety training course attendees

Well done to all our successful candidates on Engineering Safety Consultants Ltd.’s ‘Functional Safety: SIL Determination & Verification’ training course at EG LNG, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. Functional Safety: SIL Determination & Verification training Check out our Training pages for details…

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Engineering Safety Consultants Ltd Passes Achilles’ “UVDB Verify” Audit Process

Engineering Safety Consultants (ESC) Ltd is pleased to announce that it has recently successfully completed the Achilles UVDB Verify Audit process.

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Is your plant ready for HSE inspection on Cyber Security?

Dr Fan Ye discusses Is your plant ready for HSE inspection on Cyber Security after the HSE publishes new Operational Guidance on Cyber Security

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Cyber Security – How is ICS different from IT? (Part 1)

Cyber security has always been a concern in the general Information Technology (IT) environment, but not so in the Industrial Control Systems (ICS) until recent years (IEC 61511 requested a security risk assessment in its 2016 edition). This is because traditionally, ICS was built using bespoke hardware and software (immune from malware) and separated from outside world with air gaps (not susceptible to remote cyber attacks). Cyber security has increasingly become an issue for ICS.

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Rob Brown now a CMSE® – Certified Machinery Safety Expert (TÜV Nord)

ESCs Rob Brown has achieved the qualification “CMSE® – Certified Machinery Safety Expert (TÜV Nord)”. Please visit our Ltd’s Machinery Safety services page for more information on how Engineering Safety Consultants can help you.…

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How Safe is Safe Enough – Q&A

Our recent Webinar "How Safe is Safe Enough?" raised a few points, here are the questions and the answers by Ron Bell OBE.

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David Green, ESC Engineering Manager, now certified as a Functional Safety Expert (TÜV Rheinland, #277/17, SIS)

David Green, ESC Engineering Manager, is now a certified TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Expert in Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS - #277/17)

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IEC 61511 Security Requirement – Cyber Security And What It Means for you

There has been an increasing concern on the cyber security risk of Industrial Automation and Control Systems (IACS). This is because Modern IACS is more susceptible to a cyber attack which could lead to malfunction or unavailability of IACS or render Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) inoperable. In this blog Dr. Fan Ye discusses cyber security Risk of IACS and compliance with the standards.

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