exida Recorded Webinars

Understanding the How, Why, and What of a Safety Integrity Level (SIL)

Recording Date: February 2016

The certification process is thorough and provides instant recognition of product reliability, safety, and security. Many end users are requesting certifications for products they buy to reduce liability and risk. Manufacturers, if they haven’t already, are staying ahead of the requests by certifying their products. During the certification process a manufacturer may have a requirement to certify their product to a certain Safety Integrity Level (SIL) rating. This webinar will cover:

What happens in an exida certification?
How to find a safety integrity level
How is SIL used?
What this means for the manufacturer?
What is SIL Capability?
How to calculate SIL
How to reach a certain rating
Is there a way to improve a SIL rating?

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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.