Members of The 61508 Association

An alphabetic list of all of our members and how to contact them.


=Method Functional Safety
Dil Wetherill from =Method Functional Safety

Method Functional Safety provides Training, Consultancy and Product Certification services. Our work is mainly focused on Functional Safety and SIL compliance according to IEC 61508 and IEC 61511. 

=Method listens carefully to what our customers are trying to do and then work with them to achieve those aims. Our training, our advice and our products are all designed to help our clients be more successful now and into the future.

Our team serves the UK from our base in Hertfordshire. 

ABB PROCESS AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS UK
John Walkington from ABB PROCESS AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS UK

Functional Safety Consultants; Lifecycle Services & Solutions for Safety-related Systems.

SLCC Services include:

  • Independent Functional Safety Authority for both New and Brownfield projects
  • SIL Determination utilising ABB TRAC software
  • Performing Independent Functional Safety Audits and Assessments for New Projects, or Periodic FSA’s for Operational Facilities
  • Developing and Assessing Safety Requirement Specifications (SRS)
  • Asset Owner and Supply Chain Functional Safety Management assessments against IEC 61508 / IEC 61511 and remediation
  • SIL Verification and Proof Test Method Reviews for New or Existing Safety Instrumented Functions
  • Reviewing Safety Instrumented Systems Operations and Maintenance regimes (using ABB Proof Test Benchmark Software)
  • Functional Safety related Technical Training courses
ANALOX SENSOR TECHNOLOGY Ltd
Paul Branton from ANALOX SENSOR TECHNOLOGY Ltd
Analox design and manufacture gas analysis and breathing air monitoring equipment, for a variety of different markets, from one-off custom design to volume manufacture.In particular we specialise in Carbon Dioxoide and Oxygen analysers for use in ambient and hyperbaric environments for commercial diving and military customers. ISO 9001 certified, with experience in designing instrumentation for SIL 2 systems.
AWE
Steve Bates from AWE
To deliver the United Kingdom’s requirement for nuclear warheads and support National Security
BAKER HUGHES Ltd
Andrew Gore from BAKER HUGHES Ltd
Manufacturers of Specialty Chemicals.
CAPULA Ltd
Joe Ames from CAPULA Ltd
Capula is an SRS integrator for the provision of E/E/PES within Phase 9 – realisation of hardware and software – and associated competencies up to and including SIL2; for use in the power, water, oil and gas industries when used on hardware platforms. Listed in Sira certificate No. CASS 00011
CETIX Ltd
Ken Brown from CETIX Ltd
Control and safety systems mainly in the Oil, Gas and energy sectors.
CHARTER TECH Ltd
Paul Burns from CHARTER TECH Ltd

Charter Tech provides the following: 

  • Burner Management Systems (BMS) 
  • Combustion Control Systems
  • Marine vapour Recovery Systems
  • Subsea Emergency Shutdown Systems
  • Process Control Systems; Operator interfaces
  • Functional Safety Consultancy Services


CSA Group Ltd
Hassan El-Sayed from CSA Group Ltd
UKAS accredited certification of safety-related products, systems and functional safety capability to IEC 61508 and related standards. Software certification; Personnel competence. Notified Body, test & certification for equipment in explosive atmospheres (ATEX Directives); DSEAR; hazardous area zoning. Technical advice, consultancy and training for all activities covered above.
Diageo Scotland Ltd
Barry Paterson from Diageo Scotland Ltd
Diageo Scotland are the world's leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands
DNV Ltd
Andrew Derbyshire from DNV Ltd

Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL is a global class organization with a long standing heritage of providing clients with third party verification and technical assurance. DNV GL offers a wide range of services in Functional Safety to our global client base using leading industry experts. Through our UKAS accredited division DNV GL is able to provide third party certification, verification and FSA of products, systems and functional safety capability against IEC 61508 and other industry related standards such as IEC 61511, IEC 62061 and ISO 26262.  Through a world leading technical laboratory, here in the UK, DNV GL is also able to support the Cyber Security risk management aspect of functional Safety using leading security experts in the field of cyber security. DNV GL Risk and Technical Advisory also provides clients with technical consultancy services in all of the lifecycle phases of a project offering training, advice, guidance and facilitation of workshops ensuring compliance to the necessary international standards and regulatory frameworks.

DOW CORNING Ltd
Stephen Morath from DOW CORNING Ltd
Dow Corning manufacture Silicones
DRAEGER SAFETY Ltd
Douglas Longstaff from DRAEGER SAFETY Ltd
Draeger are manufacturers and suppliers of Fire & Gas field devices, associated control systems and bespoke analyser systems for all industrial segments.
Eaton Electric Ltd
Philip Saward from Eaton Electric Ltd
MTL manufacture MOST SafetyNet, “Programmable Electronic Safety System”, IEC 61508 certified, suitable for use in safety-related applications such as emergency shutdown, fire and gas and burner management up to SIL 2; IEC61508. Certified interface components for Safety Instrumented Systems. See: Application Note – AN9025 Introduction to Functional Safety and IEC61508
EDF ENERGY Ltd
Dr Silke Kuball from EDF ENERGY Ltd
Power generation.
EDif ERA Technology Ltd
Andy Millar from EDif ERA Technology Ltd

Provide Independent Safety Assessment, Safety Engineering and Software Assurance Services, AsBo services, based on the requirements of IEC 61508 and industry-sector derivatives of this international functional safety standard. Additionally, EDif ERA is able to deliver Expert Witness services and CPD certified training courses in the following subjects: 

  • Introduction to IEC 61508 
  • Software Safety 
  • Hazard and Risk Analysis 
  • Understanding Safety Cases

EMERSON PROCESS MANAGEMENT Ltd
Robert Sharrock from EMERSON PROCESS MANAGEMENT Ltd
Emmerson is a provider of SIS equipment covering the complete Safety loop from sensors through logic solver to the final control elements. Full service capability from initial assessment through specification, implementation to on-site support and ongoing maintenance.
Frazer Nash Consultancy
Ross Campbell from Frazer Nash Consultancy

Fraser-Nash act as consultants for both safety device developers and asset owners who are looking to modify or install new plant.  Our services include::

  • developing instrumented safety system concept design;
  • developing software for a high integrity application;
  • providing independent reviews and audits for large multi-disciplined design projects
  • assessing the design processes of a high integrity device against 61508 requirements.

HADEN FREEMAN Ltd
Mike Revans from HADEN FREEMAN Ltd

Haden Freeman are an Independent engineering and consultancy company, offering a complete range of engineering and management services to the process industry sector: 

  • Functional safety life-cycle plans 
  • Process hazard and risk assessment 
  • Layers of protection analysis 
  • SIL determination 
  • SIS specification and design 
  • BPCS specification and design 
  • Project and construction management 
  • Testing and validation Training 
  • Maintenance procedures 
  • Proof testing procedures 
  • Service level agreements.

HONEYWELL Ltd
Keith Bartley from HONEYWELL Ltd
Honeywell is a manufacturer, Integrator and Designer of Industrial control (DCS) and Safety systems (E/E/PES); Safety Instrumented Systems compliant with IEC 61508/11 to SIL 3 for ESD, F&G and BMS applications. Provider of IEC 61508/11 Consultancy services including Reliability Analysis, FS Eng Training, Introduction to IEC 61508 Training
I&E SYSTEMS Pty Ltd
Mirek Generowicz from I&E SYSTEMS Pty Ltd

I&E Systems Pty Ltd is a process control systems integration consultancy that specialises in functional safety engineering.  IES has over 20 years of experience in engineering complex upgrade and replacement projects for large safety instrumented systems.  IES bridges the gaps between owners, vendors, engineers and operators to achieve well integrated systems.

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS Ltd
Mark Taylor from INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS Ltd

Industrial Technology Systems (ITS), an industrial control systems integrator, specialises in the design and implementation of safety-related systems for chemical, nuclear, oil and gas, petrochemical and power industries.

ITS provides PLC, SCADA, DCS, Fire and Gas, Emergency Shutdown and Dual Redundant systems up to SIL 3. ITS also offers onsite support and maintenance services for these systems

MOORE INDUSTRIES EUROPE INC
Rob Stockholm from MOORE INDUSTRIES EUROPE INC

Moore Industries provide a wide range of accurate and reliable instrumentation solutions. Specialists in temperature measurement, process trip amplifiers, signal conditioning, pneumatic converters and industrial Ethernet I/O. Instrumentation for general, industrial, hazardous areas and safety-related IEC 61508 applications. Moore Industries offers nuclear industry qualified "EMPHASIS" assessed (STA) Trip Amplifiers, Temperature Transmitters and Process Controllers for use in safety critical, safety related applications.

MUTECH Ltd
Colin Cameron from MUTECH Ltd
Electronic design and manufacturing for intrinsically safe and functionally safe products.
National GRID Ltd
Steve Potts from National GRID Ltd
National Grid own and operate the high-voltage electricity system in England and Wales and the high-pressure gas transmission system in Britain. NGT are a SIS end-user, maintainer and are responsible for safety case management.
P & I Design Ltd
David Ransome from P & I Design Ltd

Established in 1978, providing Consultancy, Engineering Design and Support Services to the Process Industry. Our multi-disciplined team allows us to provide support to our Clients from:

  • Project conception through to detailed design, commissioning and operational support. 
  • Process & Environmental Engineering Process Simulation Studies 
  • Electrical & Instrumentation Systems Process Control; DCS, PLC & SCADA systems 
  • Safety Studies
  • Safety Instrumented System Design 
  • IT Services Installation, Supervision, Commissioning  and 24/7 Support

PROCON ENGINEERING Ltd
Mark Hopkins from PROCON ENGINEERING Ltd
Procon Engineering manufacture Industrial Weighing & Process Control Systems with 24/7 on site service & support
ProSalus Ltd
Colin Easton from ProSalus Ltd

We are a Functional & Process Safety Consultancy.  Our consultants have extensive experience 
gained in the application of best practice within the Process industries globally. 
We’ve provided services & expertise since 1998 to Blue Chip companies in the Oil & Gas, 
Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Power & Utilities sectors and worked with Consultants, EPCs and 
system suppliers to help them meet the needs of their clients.
Ricardo Rail
Peter Bryan from Ricardo Rail

We are a global railway safety consultancy that helps improve the safety, quality and performance of the world's railways. We provide clients with technical support to help reduce risk and improve performance across every aspect of their operations. We offer services for all aspects of the railway including rolling stock, signalling & train control, safety & system engineering, asset management, human factors and civil engineering, including :

  • Technical Consulting
  • Independent assurance 
  • Performance engineering

In association with our sister company Ricardo Certification, we offer a range of accredited independent assurance services for the railway sector:

  • Notified Body (EU Technical Specifications for Interoperability)
  • Designated Body (UK, Spain, The Netherlands, Denmark)
  • Assessment Body (EU Common Safety Method)
  • Railway Product Certification (UK, China)
  • Independent Safety Assessment (Global, accredited for EN50126/8/9)
  • Assessment Party (UK)
  • Plant Assessment Body (UK)
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION Ltd
Graham Ottley from ROCKWELL AUTOMATION Ltd

Rockwell Automation is an independent supplier of Integrated Control & Safety Systems up to SIL, 3 including:  

  • Emergency Shutdown Systems
  • Fire & Gas Systems 
  • HIPPS 
We also offer:

  •  Product independent Engineering Design Services
  • EPC Contract Management
  • Control & Safety Solutions to the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Nuclear and Defence industries.

Rotork
Simon Rogers from Rotork
ROWAN HOUSE Ltd
Ian Hitchen from ROWAN HOUSE Ltd
As process engineers we are involved in optimising all your safety layers. We aim to minimize reliance on SIS. We provide process design, safety reviews, risk assessments and HAZOP studies that include IEC61511. We undertake SIL assessment through to SIS design specification for new plant & legacy systems. We also provide training for SIL assessment, SIS design and for maintenance & testing.
RWE-NPOWER  Ltd
Ray Martin from RWE-NPOWER Ltd
SELLA CONTROLS Ltd
Alan White from SELLA CONTROLS Ltd

SELLA CONTROLS is an independent engineering company specialising in the design, supply and support of integrated safety, control and automation systems, providing SIL rated safety solutions to SIL3, product development, and on-site support for a wide range of applications, including:

  • High Integrity Pressure Protection
  • Fire & Gas Detection 
  • Emergency Shutdown 
  • Tank Overfill Protection
  • Burner Management
  • Turbine Machine Control
  • Pipeline Protection
  • Integrated Control and Safety  

Issued by SIRA in July 2001, SELLA CONTROLS has maintained its CASS certificate No 00001 for Functional Safety Management Procedures for systems up to SIL3. “

    SERVELEC CONTROLS Ltd
    Graham Richmond from SERVELEC CONTROLS Ltd

    Servelec Controls work in the Oil and Gas and the Power and Nuclear Industries, providing services such as: Integrated Control & Safety Systems. ESD, F&G, HIPPS, DCS, SCADA; O&G, Petrochemical; Front end engineering design, Build, Test & Validation, Installation, Commissioning, Support & Maintenance; Retrofit/Refurbishment & upgrade of Legacy Systems; HAZOP, LOPA, SIS Design, Safety Requirement Specs, SIL Verification.

    SGS BASEEFA Ltd
    Ron Sinclair from SGS BASEEFA Ltd

    UKAS accredited product certification of components and sub-systems to the hardware requirements of IEC 61508-2 using CASS methodology. Creation of certified data-sets for products to assist integration of the product within a system. Notified Body for ATEX



    Siemens Digital Factory & Process Industries and Drives
    Ian Curtis from Siemens Digital Factory & Process Industries and Drives
    Supplier of safety equipment for the Process and Machinery sector up to SIL3. Project delivery via in-house capability or via a network of accredited integrators. On site service and support, technical support helpline.
    SILMETRIC Ltd
    Paul Reeve from SILMETRIC Ltd

    Silmetric provide the following services:

    • Consultancy for equipment suppliers in applying IEC 61508 and sector standards (process and machinery)
    • Training in the appilcation of IEC 61508, particularly for equipment design and compliance
    • Independent safety assessments

    SSE Ltd
    Chris Hastings from SSE Ltd
    SSE is a utility company predominantly located within the UK. The business comprises of Electricity generation (Fossil, Hydro & Renewables), Gas storage, Electrical contracting, Energy supply and Distribution. SSE customer base numbers over 8.5 million.
    Trinity Integrated Systems
    Arsath Ahammed from Trinity Integrated Systems

    Trinity Integrated Systems offers services in the following areas:

    • Safety Instrumented System design, engineering , installation and commissioning.
    • Development with the client of Safety Requirements Specifications
    • Developmrnt of Software solutions for Safety Requirements Specifications
    • Developmrnt of Software solutions for Functional Safety Management systems

    Uniper Ltd
    Ian Rogerson from Uniper Ltd
    Uniper generate and distributing electricity, and retail power and gas.
    Valero Energy Ltd
    Wayne Brickle from Valero Energy Ltd
    Valero Energy is a Petroleum Refiner.
    WITTENSTEIN HIGH INTEGRITY SYSTEMS Ltd
    Andrew Longhurst from WITTENSTEIN HIGH INTEGRITY SYSTEMS Ltd
    Provider of embedded systems design and development services. Consultancy in high integrity embedded systems development and project management. Vendor for Open/SafeRTOS and middleware products.
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