exida, an accredited global functional safety certification company, has certified the Hero Engineering Functional Safety Management Engineering Services as Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3 capable per IEC 61508.
“This certification was confirmed through an extensive assessment process including a site audit of both Hero’s procedures and projects executed in accordance with those procedures,” said Eric Scharpf, exida evaluating assessor. “Hero Engineering has a strong foundation for their functional safety engineering process. Meeting SIL 3 requirements means having a robust, high quality process, and their team deserves high praise for this ground-breaking achievement.”
About Hero Engineering:
Hero Engineering is an innovative solutions provider with focus on electrical, control and safety systems and asset performance demanded by today’s processing industries. The name Hero originates from ‘Hero of Alexandria’ an engineer and mathematician accredited for his innovations in developing and applying feedback control systems. Based in Perth, WA Australia Hero Engineering is independent and strives to address an engineering gap in the process and minerals market between the large EPCs and multinational technology providers. Our E/I&C solutions have added significant value to our O&G and minerals clients across Australia, Middle East and SE Asia.
exida is a certification and research firm specializing in safety critical / high availability automation systems and control system security. exida has performed more process control safety certifications than any other company worldwide. exida’s main offices are located in Sellersville, PA, USA and Munich, Germany. exida has worldwide operations with service centers in Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Netherlands, and New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, and the United Kingdom.