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Looking to expand your functional safety knowledge?

15 September 2009

Sira & CSA, the number one IECEx certification provider, invites you to attend our series of IEC 61508 certification workshops during ISA Expo 2009.

Looking to expand your functional safety knowledge?
Looking to expand your functional safety knowledge?

Sira & CSA, the world’s #1 option for global testing and certification of equipment used in hazardous locations, is running a series of seminars during the ISA show, Houston, to gain a knowledge of IEC 61508 Functional Safety.

Our expert will be on-hand to provide the answers to your functional safety questions, and dedicated advice for your specific requirements.

Workshop Programme
Running daily - 7th & 8th October, Hampton Inn & Suites, Houston, TX.
Session 1 (9.00-10.00 hrs) - Introduction to Functional Safety and IEC 61508, covering:
- What is functional safety and ‘SIL’ all about?
- Typical examples of safety functions
- When is SIL relevant to my product or operation?
- Do my products need to be SIL-certified?
- Can I self-declare conformity?

Price for this session: only $150 per delegate

Session 2 (10.30-12.00 hrs) - Applying the Standard, covering:
- How are SILs determined?
- How do I achieve SIL (hardware, software, management  system)?
- How do I quantify the probability of failure?
- Do my processes need to change?
- Some common pitfalls to achieving compliance

Price for this session: only $200 per delegate

Everyone’s needs are different – why not arrange a
private consultation with our experts?

Session 3 (13.00-17.00hrs) - Functional Safety Consultation 
- Expert advice from one of the Sira IEC 61508 specialists
- Help with your requirements and next steps
- Book either a 15 or 30 min appt. depending on your needs!

Price for consultations:  15 minutes only $50
 30 minutes only $80

ISA Show Dates Offer

Sessions 1 & 2 with 15 minutes

consultation only $350

Book Your Place Now!

To book a place

on the workshop(s) please contact:

Sira Training Department

Tel: + 44 (0) 1244 670 900


Or visit Sira and CSA at booth #2427 to learn more.

Please note prices quoted are in US dollars.

Did you know?
Sira Certification, the principal UK ATEX Notified Body, is delighted to announce its  recent acquisition by CSA International, the testing and certification division of the CSA Group. This enables Sira to build on its position as one of the world’s foremost certification businesses for both the European ATEX and International IECEx certification schemes.

Sira now forms part of an international conformity assessment company with a network of offices and laboratories in 60 countries, enabling access to expertise and testing/certification facilities on a global scale.

Our ability to respond to clients’ needs in terms of required delivery time at a  competitive price, whilst providing assistance throughout projects, has always been a cornerstone of the Sira  service philosophy and being part of CSA enhances this offering and our position globally.

Sira & CSA – the global solution for your training needs

Sira & CSA provides training throughout the world, delivering courses focusing on every aspect of HAZLOC/ATEX requirements, for your technical engineers, managers and sales staff.
Our courses can be tailored to suit your needs and conducted at your facility, saving you valuable time and money.

Training can also be combined with technical support services, whereby we can look at certification issues relating to your organisation.

Our lecturers are expert certification engineers, so are technically up-to-date and have first-hand knowledge of certification principles. 

For more details of all the training solutions Sira offers, please contact us on:
Tel:  +44 (0)1244 670 900

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