SIL 2016 Seminar and Workshop
The 11th interactive event on practical solutions at achieving Safety Integrity Levels (SIL)
8 December 2016 - seminar
Registration and refreshments
Chairman’s welcome and introduction
Ron Bell, Director, Engineering Safety Consultants Ltd
New guidance on SIL determination from the Energy Institute
Ron Bell, Director, ESC Ltd
Case study: Automotive safety integrity levels the makeup of ASILs (controllability, exposure and severity) and autonomous cars safety standards
John Birch, Chief Engineer, Functional Safety, HORIBA MIRA Ltd
Revised guidance on competence criteria for safety related systems. The new Code of Practice from the IET
Rhys David, The IET Code of Practice for Competence of Safety-Related Systems Practitioners Working Group, Safety Assurance Service
Refreshments & networking
Achievement of functional safety for environmental risks
Mike Nicholas, Senior Advisor, Environment Agency
Case study: Functional safety considerations in Eurotunnel’s fire safety management in the Channel Tunnel
Christine-Louise Lasbareilles, System Safety Manager, Eurotunnel
Lunch and networking
Interactive session: What would you like to see in Edition 3 of IEC 61508?
A brief introduction will be given by the two facilitators and the session will then be fully interactive.
The process for revising IEC 61508 is planned to start very shortly and the session is intended to stimulate discussion on the future direction and content of the revision process.
This will cover:
Ron Bell, Chair of IEC Maintenance Team 61508-1/2
Regulation of the security of computer-based systems important to safety in the nuclear sector
Pete Dyer, Control and Instrumentation Specialist Assessor, Office for Nuclear Regulation
Keeping SIS secure in an integrated, open automation environment
Paul Hingley, Safety, Product and Solution Security Officer, Siemens UK
Refreshments, networking opportunity and exhibition
Software proven-in-use – New requirements in IEC TS 61508-3-1
This presentation will summarise the proven in use evidence requirements in IEC 61508 Part 2, outline the key additional requirements for software in TS 61508-3-1, and describe some of the practical difficulties which might be encountered in providing a convincing proven-in-use case.
Ronald Pierce, Functional Safety Consultant, Hitachi Information Control Systems Europe Ltd.
Case study: When trust breaks down: achieving functional safety in an atmosphere of animosity
This talk describes the approach we took to resolve a log jam in a cogen power plant development project in Australia. The importance of the following aspects is emphasised, and practical solutions discussed:
Dr. Peter Clarke, Managing Director, xSeriCon
Panel discussion: Product safety guide and standard proposal
The Defence industry has since the 1990s faced two key (product) safety management standards that are widely invoked in contracts, these being:
Andy German, Chief Engineer, Professional Head of Discipline – Safety, Technical Authority – Safety - Land & Strategy, ATKINS
Chairman’s final remarks and close
9 December 2016 - workshop 1
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How safe is safe enough?
Setting the target risk and demonstrating the tolerable risk in SIL determination.
The Workshop will explore target risk and tolerable risk concepts as part of the achievement of functional safety. During the workshop several interactive examples will be provided.
The workshop will include the following:
- David Green, BEng(hons) CEng MIET MInstMC RFSE
9 December 2016 - workshop 2
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Securing industrial control systems
Security of Industrial Control Systems (ICS) is now a prime focus in today’s leading industrial process automation and factory automation end users. With so much equipment now networked over Ethernet, no longer using niche protocols, and with technical know-how public knowledge, the attack surface has grown.
This workshop aims to provide:
- Mark McCormick, BEng (Hons), MIET
- Ian Curtis, BTech (Hons), IEng MIET
Programme is correct at time of publication. Topics and speakers are subject to change.