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Safety Assessment — The Critical System Suppliers View

  • C. J. Goring
Conference paper

Abstract

This paper firstly analyses the decision making of a supplier in applying for certification. The process of safety assessment as seen from the supplier side is described, in particular the experience of being assessed by TUV to Safety Requirements Class 5/6 of DIN V VDE 0801.

By describing in detail the various phases of the assessment it is hoped that by this paper an aid to other would be applicants is given in easing their assessment path. The paper firstly reviews other national and international standards and schemes and looks forward to the possibility of a unified ISO standard and assessment procedure.

In conclusion the paper briefly analyses the cost/benefit of assessment and certification.

Keywords

Safety System Certification Authority Fault Injection Safety Concept Triple Modular Redundant 
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    Safety First — Applying Computer Based Safety Systems in the Offshore Environment, C J Goring (August Systems)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. J. Goring
    • 1
  1. 1.August Systems LimitedUK

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