ERA announces new IEC 61511 qualifications

4th  February 2013

ERA Technology (“ERA”), a leading provider of specialist engineering consultancy in systems safety and reliability, announces that two of its employees have recently been certified as Functional Safety Professionals.

Jeni Lewthwaite, Sector Head of Energy, Medical and Utilities, and Christopher Hall, Principal Safety Engineer, completed the TÜV SÜD Functional Safety Certification course and are now members of the TUV FS Professional league.

The qualification will enable us to assist our clients within the process industry understand and achieve compliance with IEC 61511 ‘Functional safety – Safety instrumented systems for the process industry sector’.

“We are very proud of both of them for the time and effort that was involved with achieving this, and excelling in the exam,” said Carolyn Salmon, Assurance Operations Manager, “This important credential demonstrates ERA’s commitment to continuously train our staff ensuring that they are suitably qualified and experts within the field of Functional Safety.  Although the standard is sector specific, the principles of safety engineering are universal, and will enable our consultants to apply their expanding  knowledge daily, providing safety expertise and guidance to our clients with competence and confidence.”


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