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The following documents summarise important requirement of IEC61508 and related standards. Each paper targets a specific audience or a specific subject.The papers are intended for those needing a quick overview of Functional Safety as defined in IEC61508.
The following documents are intended for those needing a more in-depth consideration of technical issues. Where there is a companion Summary Presentation in the section above, it is recommended they be studied together.
Important note: Anyone is welcome to use the CASS templates, however, it must be realised that when performing conformity assessments, an appropriate level of competence is required of the assessor in the specific area that is being assessed. Please also see the CASS disclaimer.
The CASS management board welcome feedback (via firstname.lastname@example.org) on the use of the documents.
Guidance for using CASS templates
Requirements for Certification bodies
Information relating to the CASS Methodology
CASS appointed bodies for lodging self-assessment declarations
Cyber security - Paper presented by Peter Brown of Siemens Ltd on 22.03 2016