exida Recorded Webinars

IEC 61508 Certification of Safety Equipment

Recording Date: June 2014

This webinar describes the benefits of selecting IEC 61508 certified equipment for safety application in the process industries. The process used to certify both a simple device and a smart, complex devices will be explained, as well as an in-depth description of the contents and information on the certificate. The webinar also covers the benefits and limitations of a 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:

Dr. William Goble, CFSE

Dr. William Goble Dr. Goble has over 40 years of professional experience. He is widely recognized as an expert in programmable electronic systems analysis, safety and high availability automation systems, automation systems new product development and market analysis. He developed many of the techniques used for probabilistic evaluation of safety and high availability automation systems. He has published many papers and magazine articles. Dr. Goble has a BSEE from Penn State, a MSEE from Villanova and a PhD from Eindhoven University of Technology in Eindhoven, Netherlands.