Functional Safety Awareness Training – 1 Day Training Course Outline

Session Time Title Coverage
1 08:30 – 09:30 Fundamentals of functional safety: #1
  • What is functional safety?
  • IEC 61508 family of standards
  • Technology/devices applications
  • The challenges of assuring functional safety
2 09:30 – 10:30 Fundamentals of functional safety: # 2
  • Strategy to achieve functional safety
  • Failure categories & safety integrity
  • Safety Integrity Levels
  • Overall design strategy
REFRESHMENTS
3 10:45 -12:00 Fundamentals of functional safety: # 3
  • Modes of operation
  • Example of overall approach
  • Allocation of safety functions
  • Compliance model
LUNCH
4 13:00 – 14:45 Design essentials to achieve a specified SIL
  • Framework for the Design requirements
  • Hardware & Systematic Safety Integrity
  • Systematic Capability
  • Routes to compliance
  • Procurement/supply chain issues
  • Safety Manual
REFRESHMENTS
5 15:00 – 16:00 Tolerable risk concepts & SIL determination
  • Legal Requirements (ALARP)
  • Quantitative & qualitative approaches
  • Risk Reduction concepts/Risk Parameters: (protection layers/conditional modifiers)
  • Sector approaches: (process, machinery, power systems)
  • Contribution of the EUC control system
  • (Low Demand Mode)
6 16:00 – 16:30 Management of functional safety
  • Key requirements & Responsibilities
  • Procurement/supply chain issues
7 16:30 – 17:00 Open Forum General discussion & feedback
17:00 COURSE FINISH