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IEC61508/11

These following documents are the international standards for functional safety which have been adopted by the Oil and Gas Industry:

  • IEC 61508 – Functional Safety of Electrical//Electronic/ Programmable Electronic Safety-related Systems
  • IEC 61511 – Functional Safety – Safety Instrumented Systems for the Process Industry Sector

These standards define the overall Safety Lifecycle against which regulatory bodies ensure compliance.

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