exida Recorded Webinars

Final Elements and the IEC 61508 Certification

Recording Date: November 2011

Final Elements and the IEC 61508 Certification

Attendees of the webinar will:

    • Learn how IEC 61511 impacts turbine safety systems
    • Develop an understanding of how implementing IEC 61511 can be used to show compliance with safety regulations
    • Examine strategies to effectively implement the requirements of the standard

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About the Presenter:

Chris O'Brien, CFSE

Chris O'Brien Chris O’Brien is a Partner with exida. He has over 30 years of experience in the design,manufacturing, and marketing of process automation, reserve power systems, and safety related equipment. His main focus includes supporting new and existingcustomers with their implementation of the IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 functional safetystandards, as well as reliability analysis for mechanical devices. Mr. O’Brien is the author of “Final Elements and the IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 Functional Safety Standards” and has been awarded 5 patents, including a patent for the industry’s first safety rated pressure transmitter.