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The New Edition of IEC 61508

Author : Ron Bell

17 November 2009

What’s changed and what are the implications for users of the standard? A new edition of IEC 61508 is currently planned to be published in the spring of 2010. The presentation by functional safety guru, Ron Bell will consider the proposed key changes and the implications for users of the standard.

Function safety specialist Ron Bell
Function safety specialist Ron Bell

HazardEx 2010 will be an opportunity for users of IEC 61508 to consider the implications for their own organisations. The changes in IEC 61508/Edition 2 will have an impact on IEC 61511 (process sector) which is currently under revision.  In particular, the following will be considered:

  • Definitions & associated concepts
  • Design requirements  specification
  • Synthesis of elements/Systematic Capability
  • Security
  • Data Communications
  • Management of Functional Safety
  • Safety Manual
  • ICs & ASICS

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