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Entries tagged with: Certified Functional Safety Expert

  • by Ted Stewart, CFSP, exidaCSP
  • Friday, January 30, 2015
  • Certification

CFSE/CFSP: Why and How to Become One


As an engineer responsible for critical industrial processes, we face a variety of challenges:

  • coping with new and changing standards
  • increased pressures for process uptime and plant safety
  • a growing list of responsibilities
  • decreased availability of support personnel

This makes…


Know Your Value

Typically a person’s salary reflects the value of their skillset and the importance of their role to their company. If that’s TRUE, then there is some good news for safety practitioners. A recent salary survey conducted by ISA and published in InTech magazine benchmarked the average salary…


Obtaining My CFSE/CFSP Certification: Why Bother?

It’s an interesting question and one I asked myself.  For any engineer and/or professional working in the controls business or process industries where safety-related equipment is required, it is essential (per IEC61511-1 Clause 5.2.2: Organization and Resources) to prove competency to carry out any safety-lifecycle activities.  So what does…


  • by Ted Stewart, CFSP, exidaCSP
  • Tuesday, November 12, 2013
  • Certification

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