Functional Safety Management (FSM) is the set of methods that helps to prevent systematic errors in the design of products. The objectives comprise amongst other aspects of FSM planning, safety requirement management and hardware architecture design, as well as change and modification management.
The Functional Safety Management System of Pepperl+Fuchs has been successfully evaluated. exida confirmed that all relevant requirements of IEC 61508:2010 (SIL 3 capability) have been met. Most of the calculations are done by exida, which is more convincing for customers than making their own calculations.