Why Functional Safety? Understanding the IEC Functional Safety Standards
Recording Date: March 2017
To improve plant process safety, functional safety systems enable the orderly shutdown of processing units when abnormal situations occur that are beyond the capabilities of the regulatory control system or operators to correct or to prevent a catastrophe. This webinar will share examples of serious safety accidents and will give an overview of the IEC functional safety standards.
About the Presenter:
Ted Stewart, CFSP, exidaCSP
Ted Stewart is a Program Development & Compliance Manager with exida. Previously working for Lockheed Martin and Harris corporation, he developed 10+ years of expertise in safety and high availability automations systems, manufacturing and lean process improvement.
Ted is located at the U.S. corporate office (Sellersville, PA) and focuses his efforts around business relations and new program development within functional safety and Industrial Automation Control System (IACS) cybersecurity.