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Fault Classification according to ISO 26262

How to define the failure modes of components in the automotive sector? In this article, […]

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OSHA 1910.147 as a reference for LOTO procedures

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration or OSHA, in the years ’88/’89, formalized and issued […]

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Field returns for IEC 61511

We often hear about field returns in functional safety, but there is often confusion between […]

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Industrial Cyber Security from the End-User’s Perspective

    Over the past decade, automation systems have been undergoing profound transformations: the advent […]

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How is the PFDavg calculated for IEC 61511?

The most common method for calculating PFDavg in a safety chain is to use the […]

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How to get the IT and OT departments to speak the same language

  For years, industrial systems were manually managed and monitored, far from connections to the […]

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What is a SAR Report and how is it structured?

In Oil & Gas, the SAR Report is commonly requested and accepted. But what is […]

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How to define the frequency of downtime

One of the goals of an end user is to have infrequent downtime so as […]

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The Reasons why IEC standard 61511 is critical

IEC 61511 is a technical standard related to functional safety which defines and identifies measures […]

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IEC 61508 vs. IEC 61511 Requirements

IEC 61508 is the basic reference for Functional Safety that settle the minimum safety requirements […]

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