exida Recorded Webinars

IEC 61508: Certification of Mechanical Safety Equipment

Recording Date: June 2016

This webinar describes the benefits of selecting IEC 61508 certified mechanical equipment for a safety application. The step-by-step process used to certify a mechanical device will be explained, as well as what to expect in preparing for the certification process. The webinar will also cover the benefits and limitations of a mechanical certification. Anyone wanting to understand the benefits of using certified equipment, or are interested in getting their devices certified should attend.

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About the Presenter:

Loren Stewart, CFSE

Loren Stewart Loren Stewart graduated from Virginia Tech with a BSME. She has over 10 years of professional experience. She currently works for exida consulting as a safety engineer, focusing on the mechanical aspects of their customers. Along with assessing the safety of products and creating FMEDAs and reports, she researches stiction and is creating a database for the 2H initiative according to IEC 61508.