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Safety Critical Systems Seminar & Course (SCS) 2018

Managing systems, hardware, software and human factors safely

18 - 21 June 2018 | IET London: Savoy Place

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The IET’s 26th Safety Critical Systems Seminar and Course took place on 18 - 21 June 2018 at IET London: Savoy Place.

Delegates attending this course learned how to interpret and apply IEC 61508 through tutorials, practical exercises and discussions, all are delivered by a host of safety critical system experts from industry and academia.

Themes for the course included an introduction to IEC 61508, risk concepts and IEC 61508 standards, hardware architectures and safety assurance and software safety.

The SCS seminar’s agenda showcased topical case studies and offered best practices in improving the performance of safety-related systems, safety assessment and assurance, so that companies may stay both safe and compliant.


Chairman and course leader

Ron Bell (photo)  

Ron Bell

Engineering Safety Consultants Ltd

Other speakers include:

  • Martin Goose, Institution of Chemical Engineers
  • John Birch, Functional Safety, HORIBA MIRA
  • Rhys David, Safety Assurance Services Ltd
  • David Green, Engineering Safety Consultants Ltd

Who should attend?

  • Control and Instrumentation Engineer
  • Electrical Design Engineer
  • Electrical and Control Engineering Surveyor
  • Safety Sils Engineer
  • Loss Prevention Consultant
  • RF and Microwave Systems Engineer
  • Safety Consultant
  • Senior System Engineer
  • Specialist Inspector / Safety Assessor
  • Nuclear Safety Engineer
  • Electrical Design Engineer
  • C and I Engineer
  • Lead Control and Instrumentation Engineer
  • Senior Hardware Engineer