The use of the norms IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 in
Every system planner and operator of industrial process plants or furnaces is legally obliged to minimise risk by implementing the use of available state-of-the-art technology where possible. To ensure maximum effectiveness of these measures, a comprehensive system approach is used which considers the entire safety life cycle forming the basis of internationally harmonised standards such as IEC 61508 (basic standard), IEC 61511 (process technology) and IEC 50156 (furnaces).
Ten practical eLearning modules on “Functional Safety in the process industry (SIL)” will give you an overview of the basic concepts and methods of functional safety. Many practical examples deepen these theoretical basics.
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