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

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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Applying IEC 61508 to Hydroelectric Power Station Flood Gate Control

ESC article by Ken Simpson outlining how to apply IEC 61508 to Hydroelectric Power Station Flood Gate Control and engineering solutions to major hazards

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Training Newsletter – February 2018

We have another busy year ahead with our functional safety training. Our scheduled course dates are set and a number of custom training courses booked in for companies at their premises. Here's an overview of what's going on in 2018.

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Training Announcement February 2018

New TÜV FS Engineer course dates and locations This year we have decided to expand the locations where we deliver our TÜV FS Engineer course. Our traditional locations of Humberside, London and Warrington remain on the calendar with new locations…

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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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