Why Functional Safety? Understanding the IEC Functional Safety Standards
Recording Date: March 2017
To improve plant process safety, functional safety systems enable the orderly shutdown of processing units when abnormal situations occur that are beyond the capabilities of the regulatory control system or operators to correct or to prevent a catastrophe. This webinar will share examples of serious safety accidents and will give an overview of the IEC functional safety standards.
About the Presenter:
Ted Stewart, CFSP
Ted Stewart graduated from the University of Central Florida.
While achieving his Industrial Engineering degree he worked for Lockheed Martin analyzing and enhancing their Earn Value tracking PM tools. He also was assigned to streamline existing processes and saved the company over 300k in annual labor costs. Accomplishing these tasks made him a certified Green Belt in Six Sigma.
He then accepted an offer from Harris Corporation in Melbourne, FL. During his 4 ½ year tenure with the company he helped transition and lead the program management efforts successfully for over 20+ classified products which ranged from products in the development phase and onto the production phase.
Ted is now a project manager and quality deputy for exida in the Sellersville, PA location. He will be focusing his efforts communicating with key clients who are looking for product certification and managing the personnel certification sectors.