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Functional Safety Assessment of Applications

At the end of critical process phases a Functional Safety Assessment shall be carried out to make sure the hazards arising from a process or machinery and its associated equipment are properly controlled.

A Safety Integrity Level (SIL) or Performance Level (PL) assessment determines the effectiveness of safety systems (safety functions) based on the requirements of the applicable functional safety standard(s) of the different application areas like

  • EN ISO 13849-1/-2 or EN/IEC 62061 for Machinery
  • EN/IEC 61511 for Process Industry
  • EN 50156-1 for Furnaces (Power Plants)
  • etc.

With many years of experience in the management of functional safety TÜV Rheinland is extremely well placed to deliver independent SIL / PL assessments for the different application areas.

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