Members of The 61508 Association
An alphabetic list of all of our members and how to contact them.
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.
John Walkington from ABB PROCESS AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS UK
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
- Performing Independent Functional
Safety Audits and Assessments for New Projects, or Periodic FSA’s for
- Developing and Assessing Safety
Requirement Specifications (SRS)
- Asset Owner and Supply Chain
Functional Safety Management assessments against IEC 61508 / IEC 61511 and
- 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
- Functional Safety related
Technical Training courses
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.
Steve Bates from AWE
To deliver the United Kingdom’s requirement for nuclear warheads and support National Security
Andrew Gore from BAKER HUGHES Ltd
Manufacturers of Specialty Chemicals.
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
Ken Brown from CETIX Ltd
Control and safety systems mainly in the Oil, Gas and energy sectors.
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
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.
Barry Paterson from Diageo Scotland Ltd
Diageo Scotland are the world's leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands
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.
Stephen Morath from DOW CORNING Ltd
Dow Corning manufacture Silicones
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.
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
Dr Silke Kuball from EDF ENERGY 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
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.
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
- assessing the design processes of a high integrity device against 61508
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.
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
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
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.
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.
Colin Cameron from MUTECH Ltd
Electronic design and manufacturing for intrinsically safe and functionally safe products.
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.
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
Mark Hopkins from PROCON ENGINEERING Ltd
Procon Engineering manufacture Industrial Weighing & Process Control Systems with 24/7 on site service & support
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.
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)
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
We also offer:
- Product independent Engineering Design Services
- EPC Contract Management
- Control & Safety Solutions to the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Nuclear and Defence industries.
Simon Rogers from Rotork
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.
Ray Martin from RWE-NPOWER 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
SIRA in July 2001, SELLA CONTROLS has maintained its CASS certificate No 00001
for Functional Safety Management Procedures for systems up to SIL3. “
Graham Richmond from SERVELEC CONTROLS Ltd
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
Ian Rogerson from Uniper Ltd
Uniper generate and distributing electricity, and retail power and gas.
Wayne Brickle from Valero Energy Ltd
Valero Energy is a Petroleum Refiner.
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.