exida Recorded Webinars

How Using Templates Can Lead to Improved Functional Safety Management Plans

Recording Date: May 2019

Functional safety management is critical for managing and mitigating systematic failures that can occur throughout the safety lifecycle. Implementing a robust functional safety management plan following the requirements of IEC 61511 can improve the consistency of functional safety lifecycle steps and help to ensure the accuracy of the work performed. This webinar will cover the importance of functional safety management, how to use templates as a starting point for a functional safety management plan, and the benefits of implementing a robust functional safety management plan.

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About the Presenter:

Patrick O'Brien

Patrick O’Brien Patrick O’Brien is a Safety and Cybersecurity Engineer at exida LLC, where he performs numerous end user focused training, consulting, and support services for industrial facilities in functional safety and cybersecurity. In addition to his consulting work, he has assisted with product development through testing, application specification, and the creation of user tutorials for the exSILentia® software platform, including significant work with the exida CyberPHAx™ and CyberSL tools. He has assisted with the development of exida training material and other knowledge-based content. He also helped develop cybersecurity projects through technical support and the translation of cybersecurity documents between English and German. Mr. O’Brien recently graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in German Language and Culture.