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Arrr You Safe?
  • by John Yozallinas, CFSE
  • Thursday, September 18, 2014
  • Certification

Arrr You Safe?

In honor of the upcoming “Talk Like a Pirate” Day on September 19, I offer this lighthearted look at PIU assessment.

Captain (C)

“Ahoy me bucko!  We be attemptin’ to get our transmitter design certified.  It’s been shippin’ fer a few years now.  We don’t got a…

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Do you know your Site Safety Index?
  • by John Yozallinas, CFSE
  • Thursday, August 02, 2018
  • Certification

Do you know your Site Safety Index?

There’s a lot that exida does behind the scenes to advance the industry and benefit you. We try to make sense of data that we collect and put it to good use. One thing we found is that human activities play a role in functional safety, often causing the intended safety performance…

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PIU May Only Get You So Far…

PIU May Only Get You So Far…

Safety Application Shortcuts - Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?

Safety Application Shortcuts - Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?

No, you probably don’t want to hurt me.  But if your product is used in a safety application, and my job depends on your product doing its job, will it hurt me if it fails?

With so many of us doing more things differently during the COVID pandemic, I wonder if…

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Spend Your Product Development Time Wisely

Spend Your Product Development Time Wisely

Want to improve your safety lifecycle and be more compliant with IEC 61508?  Focus on the things that have the most benefit.  Like what?  What are some of these valuable things?  

One of the major deficiencies I see while doing certification assessments is…

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