SIL - The Total Compliance Approach


Organisation profile

A leading international automation technology company, Pilz provides safe automation solutions to global manufacturing companies. Headquartered in Germany, Pilz employs over 2,200 people in 40 countries providing its customers in Ireland and around the world with services, software applications and cutting-edge solutions creating safe, efficient production plants. 

Training aim

To gain an understanding of:

  • Undertaking a project using the Process Safety Lifecycle approach
  • Risk acceptability, targets & calibration
  • Application of IEC 61508 & IEC 61511
  • Determining SIL Levels

Learning objectives

An overview of quality assurance, validation, competence, functional safety assessments, process safety implications for operations and maintenance of SIS

Determination of the correct approach for the user requirements

Review of the new approach versus the traditional approach to SIL Safety 

Course outline

The Traditional Approach to SIL Safety 

The Total Compliance Approach 

The Benefits of Total Compliance 

Trainer's profile

Automation & Engineering Manager with Pilz. 17 years involved in: 

- Project Management of Client & Internal capital investment & EPC projects

- Management of internal team of 20 automation & engineering professionals

- Delivery of engineering design & consultancy services in the areas of:

o Plant Automation

o High Integrity Safety Control Systems

o Robotics & Cobotics

o Process Automation

o IEC 61508/61511 Lifecycle Management

Industry 4 & Smart Manufacturing

Course duration

1- 2 Hours 

Assessment & certification

Lunchtime Session - No Award. Achievement of CPD Points 

Who should attend

This professional training course is most suited to Process Engineers, Chemical Engineers, Instrument/Electrical Engineers, Production Managers, EHS Managers, Project Engineers/Managers