Members of The 61508 Association

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

ABB Process Automation Solutions UK
John Walkington from ABB Process Automation Solutions UK

Functional Safety Consultants, Lifecycle Services & Solutions for Safety-related Systems

ABB FSM TA Services include:

  • Hazop and SIL Determination utilising ABB “SafetyInsights” Software Tools
  • Design and Engineering of SIS for New and Brownfield projects
  • 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 “Functional Safety Fingerprint” Software)
  • Provision of a range of Process & Functional Safety related Technical Training courses
  • Approved training provider for the TUV Rheinland FS Engineer, FS Technician and Cyber Security Specialist Certificated 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.

Steve Bates from AWE

To deliver the United Kingdom’s requirement for nuclear warheads and support National Security

Thomas Harrison from BSI

  • “BSI is the business standards company that helps organizations make excellence a habit – all over the world. Our business is enabling others to perform better.
  • The BSI Functional Safety Kitemark provides third party assurance that products and processes meet their claimed Safety Integrity Level across their whole lifecycle from concept through to decommissioning, allowing them to be sold and used with confidence.
  • The assessment process validates the manufacturers capabilities and processes for producing products that meet the desired SIL throughout the sixteen phases of the safety lifecycle and the requirements of EN 61508”

Cetix Ltd
Ken Brown from Cetix Ltd

Control and safety systems mainly in the Oil, Gas and energy sectors.

Charter Tech Ltd
Duncan Benham 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

Andrew Holmes from cmlEx

  • UKAS accredited certification of safety-related products to IEC 61508 and related standards. 
  • Notified Body 2503, test & certification for equipment in explosive atmospheres (ATEX).


CSA Group Ltd
Peter Brown from CSA Group Ltd

UKAS accredited certification activities for safety-related products, systems and functional safety capability to IEC 61508 and related standards, e.g. IEC 61511, ISO 13849, IEC 62061, EN 50271, IEC 60730, IEC 60335, CSA C22.2 No. 0.8, UL 1998, UL 991. 

  • Hazard and risk analysis;
  • Software certification;
  • Personnel competence;
  • Notified Body;
  • Test & certification for equipment in explosive atmospheres (ATEX Directives);
  • Assessment of machinery;
  • Technical advice and training for all activities covered above.

Diageo Scotland Ltd
Norma Bruce 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.

Dow Corning Ltd
Stephen Morath from Dow Corning Ltd

Dow Corning manufacture Silicones

Draeger Safety Ltd
Michael Vintis 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
Russell Weaver from Eaton Electric Ltd

Eaton is a leader in reliability, efficiency and safety with the development and supply of Crouse-Hinds series MTL system infrastructure products and protection equipment especially suited for process industries. Many of the world’s most safety-critical processes are monitored, controlled, visualised or protected by our MTL products and we are distinguished by our global network of sales and support centres, ensuring you are always safe in our hands, wherever you are.

EDF Energy Ltd
Dr Silke Kuball from EDF Energy Ltd

Power generation.

Emerson Process Management Ltd
Paul Burns from Emerson Process Management Ltd

Emerson 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.

HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH
Martin Snow from HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH

The HIMA Group is a provider of secure functional safety solutions with installations on a global basis, protecting assets in the oil & gas, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, power generation and rail industries for more than 45 years, whilst ensuring continued compliance with the latest standards.

HIMA solutions provide safe and uninterrupted operation in safety-critical applications such as:

  • Emergency shutdown systems (ESD)
  • Burner control systems (BCS)
  • Fire and gas systems (F&G)
  • High-integrity pressure protection systems (HIPPS)
  • Turbo machinery control (TMC)
  • Pipeline management and control (PMC)

HIMA is able to work in any project structure – taking on complete projects or partial tasks, and working both directly for end customers and as part of a team with EPCs, MACs and PCS manufacturers.

HIMA solutions comply with the latest international and local safety standards, including IEC 61508/11, and are suitable for SIL 3 or SIL 4 applications.

Honeywell Ltd
David Goldie 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

ITI Group
Graham Richmond from ITI Group

ITI Group (formerly 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.

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. 

Moore Industries Europe Inc
Paul Harris 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

Mutech provide the design of custom electronic equipment as a service, specialising in functional safety and intrinsic safety. We can assist with any part of the design cycle from design analysis only (e.g. FMEA) through to complete design of both hardware and software. Examples of equipment are emergency shutdown systems, control and communication, gas detection, specialist instrumentation and power supplies.

Mutech assemble circuits boards (PCBs/PCAs) as a contract electronics manufacturer (CEM) with third party assessment to ISO/IEC 80079-34 which provides manufacturing quality assurance for the manufacture of intrinsically safety equipment, also appropriate for functionally safety equipment.

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.

Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine Ltd
Bill Martin from Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine Ltd

Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine (NGSM) provides safe, efficient and reliable Navigation Solutions for the commercial and defence maritime industry.

We have over 100 years of history and expertise in navigation and throughout this time, we have established our self as a major global provider of navigation solutions, including radars, compass systems, steering systems, speed logs, integrated bridge and control systems.

P & I Design Ltd
Martin Morgan 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)
ROAK Engineering Ltd
Richard Kelly from ROAK Engineering Ltd

ROAK Engineering Ltd provide consultancy, engineering design and commissioning of Functional Safety solutions, with particular expertise in the Nuclear and Defence industry.

We have a thorough understanding of IEC 61508, IEC 61511, MOD UK British defence industry standards (DEF STAN) & ONR NS-TAST-GD-003, enabling us to offer specialised expertise in this highly regulated field.

ROSAS Center
Semra Sezen from ROSAS Center

ROSAS (Center for Robust and Safe Systems Fribourg) at University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland (HES-SO) provides leading-edge engineering services based on Safety & Reliability, Cybersecurity, Model-Based Engineering, and Intelligent Systems. Our mission is to support companies in all the phases of their product’s life cycle. We help achieving the required level of confidence for product industrialization based on our expertise in functional safety and cybersecurity. With our model-based simulation and digitalization approach, design improvements can be detected at an early stage of development and your product can be enhanced by implementing preventive maintenance abilities. Our know-how in intelligent systems has enabled the development of different use-cases such as automated driving, teleoperation, simulation, and communication with infrastructure. This experience will help automating your product development.

Our expertise:

  • Safety and reliability
  • Model based engineering
  • Intelligent systems
  • Cybersecurity

Our fields of expertise:

  • Machinery
  • Automotive
  • Railway
  • Aerospace

Simon Rogers from Rotork
RWE-Generation UK
Ray Martin from RWE-Generation UK
Schneider Electric
Neil Crowe from Schneider Electric

Triconex by Schneider Electric is the trusted brand for safety, critical control and turbo machinery applications, in the, oil and gas, petrochemical and power industries. Providing Safety PLC’s, digital software’s, engineered solutions and services, globally.

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

    Sensia Global
    Deepti Chauhan from Sensia Global

    As the industry's only dedicated fully integrated automation company, Sensia brings together technical excellence with unparalleled domain experience to help oil and gas operators overcome their most complex challenges.

    Sensia combines the process automation, functional safety, real-time control, IoT technologies and expertise of Rockwell Automation with the measurement, instrumentation, analysis, software, analytics capabilities and expertise of Schlumberger. In doing so, and with the use of digital technologies Sensia is creating solutions to solve specific Oil & Gas Industry problems.

    Our team of domain experts integrate digitally enabled process safety solutions alongside intelligent automation to help minimise risk, improve efficiency, and enhance performance.

    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 Industries
    Ben Murphy & Mark Freeman from Siemens Digital Industries

    Supplier of safety equipment for the Process and Machinery sectors, up to SIL3. Project delivery via in-house capability or via a network of accredited integrators. On site service and support and technical support helpline.

    With Safety Integrated, we’re providing an intelligent answer to the steadily increasing requirements for functional safety in machines and plants. Our comprehensive, consistent solutions for the manufacturing and process automation reliably protect people, machines, and the environment – while fulfilling current and future efficiency and flexibility requirements.

    Paul Reeve from SILMETRIC Ltd

    SILMETRIC provides the following services for instrument and system designers:


    • Consultancy in applying IEC 61508 and sector standards (process and machinery)
    • Training in how to apply IEC 61508, 61511, 62061 and ISO 13849 (1, 2 and 3 day courses available)
    • Training in the development of FSM procedures
    • Training in FMEA for failure rate prediction of electronic, electro-mechanical and mechanical products
    • Independent functional safety assessments for product and system compliance using the CASS methodology
    • Machinery hazard and risk assessment and determination of safety system requirements

      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.

      TATA Steel
      Marcus Batt & Darren Avery from TATA Steel

      About Tata Steel’s European operations

      Tata Steel is one of Europe's leading steel producers, with steelmaking in the Netherlands and the UK, and manufacturing plants across Europe. The company supplies high-quality steel products to the most demanding markets, including construction and infrastructure, automotive, packaging and engineering. Tata Steel works with customers to develop new steel products which give them a competitive edge. The Tata Steel group is among the top global steel companies with an annual crude steel capacity of 34 million tonnes. It is one of the world's most geographically-diversified steel producers, with operations and a commercial presence across the world. The group recorded a consolidated turnover of US $21.06 billion in the financial year ending 31 March, 2021.

      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

      UL International
      Hassan El Sayed from UL International

      UL is dedicated to helping customers navigate the complex technical and regulatory challenges of todays' functional safety landscape. With our extensive certification expertise and holistic approach to safety engineering and assessment, UL can help clients identify, specify and determine the functional safety required for products and systems to key standards and ratings to meet their objectives.

      This includes assessment and certification to the following standards:

      • IEC 61508;
      • IEC 61511;
      • IEC 62061, ISO 13849, IEC 61800-5-2, IEC 61496, IEC 61131-6;
      • EN 50126, EN 51028, EN 50129;
      • IEC 62619, UL 9540;
      • EN 50495;
      • IEC / UL 60730-1, UL 1998, UL 991, IEC / UL 62841;
      • ISO 26262;
      • ISO 21448, UL 4600;

      Plus functional safety training programs for professionals and experts covering the above standards.

      Uniper Ltd
      Ian Rogerson from Uniper Ltd

      Uniper generate and distributing electricity, and retail power and gas.

      WITTENSTEIN High Integrity Systems Ltd
      Andrew Longhurst from WITTENSTEIN High Integrity Systems Ltd

      WITTENSTEIN high integrity systems are experts in embedded RTOS and Middleware technology with a specialisation in safety certified software. Supplying advanced RTOS and Middleware components across a broad range of market sectors and applications, from basic embedded designs, up to complex safety systems demanding the highest levels of certification. 

      Roger Burn from WSP

      We provide quality consultancy, design, engineering, procurement, construction and project management, validation and term services to clients in industry. We acquired industrial specialists CEL International in 2007 and now have over 50 years’ experience of successfully delivering process engineering projects globally in a number of specialist sectors that include pharmaceutical, oil and gas, chemical, fibres, food and beverage, and specialist equipment/machines.

      Mike Keightley from Yokogawa

      Yokogawa has over 50 years of experience in the development and implementation of safety systems together with functional safety management consultancy services.

      Safety Applications

      ProSafe programmable and hardwired systems offer solutions for a range of applications in oil and gas, petrochemical, chemical and nuclear power industries providing;

      • Emergency Shutdown (ESD) System
      • Burner Management System (BMS)
      • Fire and Gas (F&G) System
      • High-integrity Pressure Protection System (up to SIL4 HIPPS)

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