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Development of safety related Hardware acc. to IEC 61508, EN ISO 13849-1 and IEC 62061

04/21/2021 Cologne

This one-day workshop presents normative requirements for the design and development of safety-related hardware. The structural requirements as well as possible measures for fault detection and control will be demonstrated by the use of practical examples.

All aspects necessary to design safety-related hardware will be considered and discussed. Focus is put on requirements for SIL 3 HW development acc. to IEC 61508 and IEC 62061 as well as EN ISO 13849-1 and its practical realization.

This workshop is only available in English language as in-house workshop.

Target group

Hardware designer, project and product manager who are responsible for the design and development of safety related products.

Pre requisites

Basic knowledge of IEC 61508, EN ISO 13849-1 and their use


Normative fundamentals of Functional Safety: IEC 61508, IEC 62061, EN ISO 13849-1

Safety related structures acc. to

  • IEC 61508, IEC 62061
  • EN ISO 13849-1

Safety-related requirements

  • normative requirements
  • „good safety engineering practice“
  • handling of fault exclusions

Presentation of various diagnostic techniques

  • digital DC - inputs
  • digital DC – semiconductor outputs
  • analog inputs
  • reset-circuits
  • microcontroller
  • power supplies

Practical Example: Role-playing „Designer goes inspector“

  • self-contained assessment of a µC based circuitry
  • common discussion of results


€ 780 without VAT

Registration and terms of participation

The attendance fee includes conference materials, refreshments and lunch. The registration is binding once confirmed by the organizer in writing. Invoices will be issued shortly before prior to the start of the event. Please note that, because of the limited number of participants, we will charge a cancellation fee of 50% of the attendance fee for any cancellation received later than two weeks before the beginning of the event. No part of the attendance fee will be refunded for cancellations received later than one week before the event. The event only takes place with a minimum number of 10 participants. If a workshop/training has to be cancelled for reasons for which TÜV Rheinland Industrie Service GmbH is responsible, only participation fees already paid will be refunded.

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This workshop is held live online either via Skype or MS Teams.

  • Registered participants will be invited to attend the live online workshop by email.
  • An invitation to attend either a Skype or MS Teams session will be sent by TÜV Rheinland to each participant in due time.

In case participants do not have Skype or MS Team available, the invitation sent by TÜV Rheinland will allow and guide them to get according access.

  • One week before the live online workshop, a technical check online meeting will take place in order to assure that registrant’s technical requirements (laptop, video camera) as well as the working ambience (quiet working area) are suitable.
  • In case major technical difficulties occur during the live-online workshop, participants can re-attend the workshop at a later date.
  • Workshop documents are made available via a download link.


Workshop Start: 9 am
1st Session: 9 am – 12 am
Lunch Break: 12 am – 1 pm
2nd Session: 1 pm – 4 pm
End of Workshop: 4 pm


Short breaks of 5 minutes will take place every half hour.

Video should be switched on throughout the live online workshop, as it allows the trainer to see participants and to keep eye contact.

Participants are advised to assure that they are attending the live online workshop from a quiet room atmosphere.

Venue: TÜV Rheinland Industrie Service GmbH
Am Grauen Stein
D-51105 Cologne
Event Dates: 04/21/2021

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