exida Recorded Webinars

What is IEC 61508 and what does it mean for mechanical devices like a valve?

Recording Date: December 2016

This webinar will feature an overview of the IEC functional safety standards and who should be using them, how they can apply to simple mechanical devices, and the main benefits and process of product certification. Specific topics include:

• Key IEC 61508 standard practices and information
• How it can be applied to simple mechanical devices
• Product certification process
• Keys documentation
• Importance of data integrity
• Benefits of certification

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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.