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We only feature testimonials from those who agree to share their experience. This is just a fraction of the many hundreds of people who have now completed ONLINE E-LEARNING courses with eFunctionalSafety.
"I have previously done Functional Safety Awareness courses but the knowledge learned in this course far surpassed what I have learned in the past."

Trevor Painting // Trainee Control Systems Engineer

"Very good foundation level course for Process Engineers looking for deeper understanding of functional safety life cycle."

William Fairlie // Process Engineer

"Excellent course for operation, design and process engineering . Subjects well designed, organised and presented perfectly with practical example."

Krishnan Jayakumar // Process Engineer

"This course is useful. It has clarified most of the confusion that I had in this field. It has unique information and methods to deliver the ideas. I will be very happy to take another course from this website.”

Osama Saleem // I&C Engineer

"The content of this course is really good and it gave me the foundations I need."

Albert Alvero // Project Engineer

"I thoroughly enjoyed this course. Considering it is a foundation course, it teaches you some extremely useful and relevant information, whilst pushing and testing your knowledge of each completed module by means of a test at the end of each stage."

Jamie Dunn // C&I Engineer

"Very good course for anyone looking to improve knowledge of functional safety. Online nature means you can complete at your own pace which I found beneficial."

Alexander Banks // Instrumentation Engineer

"Very interesting training, well built, easy to navigate through and easy to use."

Stéphane St.Yves // Instrumentation Engineer

"The course gives a special insight on Safety Instrumented Systems and their management in the process industry.

Guillermo Pacanins // Sr. Process Safety Engineer

"This course provides an excellent foundation for those who may be required to deal with SIFs in industry. The content is all applicable to industry and the real world."

Cameron Roberts // Process Engineer

Course Joining: 5/5

Progress Tracking: 5/5

Course Quality: 4/5

Lucia Vazquez // Process Safety Specialist

Course Joining: 5/5

Progress Tracking: 5/5

Course Quality: 4/5

Nijat Ibrahimov // Process Engineer

"Well structured and challenging."

Fred Sartwell // I&E Specialist

Course Joining: 4/5

Progress Tracking: 4/5

Course Quality: 4/5

Andrew Fitch // Risk Management and Technical Safety Engineer

"Overall I have increased my knowledge and recommend this course to anyone in this type of industry."

Scott Farrell // E&I Technician

"I thoroughly enjoyed this class and have gained much knowledge."

Liana Gasimova // Sr. Process Safety Engineer

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When it comes to implementing safety instrumented systems (SIS) to comply with functional safety standard IEC 61511, the safety PLC is a pivotal device to specify. So, what are the key questions that you need to ask if choosing Read More

Suppose your staff and contractors need to get up to speed with improving IEC 61511 functional safety competence for safety instrumented systems. If that's the case, this is the right blog for you.Developed over the past seven years, Read More

You may not know or care much about Hardware Fault Tolerance (HFT) unless you're working in a hazardous industry with Safety Integrity Level *SIL requirements.  However, just like the multiple safety systems in your motor vehicle, systems used Read More

A SIF gets specified as an automated independent protection layer (IPL), often as the result of a safety integrity level (SIL) target-setting exercise, also known variously as a SIL determination, SIL study or SIL assessment.Like any many other Read More

Are the terms "Mean Time Between Failures" (MTBF) and "Safety Integrity Level" (SIL) related to each other? Some would think not but read on if you'd like to discover if that's true.MTBFEquipment suppliers have been providing MTBF data Read More


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