exida Recorded Webinars

Functional Safety Assessment: The Critical Independent Cross Check

Recording Date: October 2017

The new IEC 61511 standard includes several new functional safety assessment (FSA) requirements. If we do it right, the FSA can give us a more complete second opinion to find and fix potential problems before they get too big. This webinar will focus on the key elements to consider in setting up an effective FSA process including what to assess, when to assess, how to assess and who should do the assessment.

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About the Presenter:

Dr. Eric Scharpf, CFSE

Eric Scharpf Dr. Scharpf is widely recognized as an expert in chemical process safety, efficiency analysis and optimisation. He has led many safety lifecycle projects in chemical processing, energy and machine automation applications. He developed several of the cryogenic gas processing, combustion, and separation techniques currently used for hydrogen, synthesis gas, and power generation. Dr. Scharpf has a B.Ch.E. from the University of Delaware and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University, both in the United States.