Key Terminology and standards

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Course Overview

The goal of this course is to provide an explanation of terms such as hazard, harm and risk in the context of safety instrumented systems and the safety life-cycle. The course explains how Safety Integrity Levels (SIL) are linked to risk reduction. It introduces applicable regulations and guidelines for process safety and functional safety conformance in Europe, the United States and globally accepted best practice standards.

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Jon Keswick

Certified Functional Safety Expert - CFSE
Jon Keswick is the founder of eFunctionalSafety. He has more than 30 years of professional experience in the field of automation systems. In recent years, Jon has worked on many projects as independent functional safety assessor. This experience has provided a deep insight into what can go wrong, and what could be done better to avoid costly re-work on safety system projects.

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