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Validation of functional safety

Achieving protection objectives with certainty

Your Benefits

  • Saves time and resources: experienced SICK experts provide efficient execution
  • Ensures protection objectives have been met thanks to standardized validation using analysis and testing
  • Implements the two-man rule: execution and checking completed by two qualified individuals
  • Comprehensive service: specification and implementation of any adjustments that may be necessary
  • High level of quality thanks to standardized processes and sustainable competency management

Overview

Achieving protection objectives with certainty

One of the most important principles of functional safety technology is: certainty by validation. Validation ensures that the implemented safety functions achieve the specified protection objectives once the protective devices have been configured and commissioned. In the verification and validation plan, experts from SICK determine how the operation of the safety functions is to be confirmed. Using analysis and testing, each individual safety function is checked for proper implementation. If the protection objective has not been met, SICK experts adjust the configuration accordingly and repeat the validation process. This means that once the process is complete, all safety functions have been "safely" implemented.

At a glance
  • Creation of a verification and validation plan to thoroughly check for proper selection, installation, implementation and functioning of the safety-related parts of the control system (SRP/CS)
  • Configuration of safety-related parts of the control system
  • Analysis and testing according to the verification and validation plan
  • Specification of the necessary adjustment and, if necessary, revision of the safety-related application program

 

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