Safety Users Group issues process industry best practices DVD

DVD explore ‘mistakes and confusion’ surrounding IEC functional safety standards.

A new DVD compiled by the Safety Users Group discusses current best practice for safety, exploring some common mistakes and confusion surrounding the IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 international standards for functional safety. The DVD, ‘Safety in the process industries,’ shares the real life experience of safety experts from Emerson Process Management, Invensys Process Systems and others.


Safety Users Group President, Didier Turcinovic said, ‘Increased awareness and understanding throughout the safety arena is essential – not just for specialists, but also managers, engineers and maintenance teams, even the legal department.’

IEC 61508

In a top-down approach, the DVD handles technical details of Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) and the IEC 61508/61511 standard and how safety best practice can support companies in a court of law. The 2 DVD set costs $115 from

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