Functional Safety Events

Safety Advisor Oy and RISKNOWLOGY have been organising together Functional Safety Certification Courses for safety professionals to achieve personal Certification (TÜV). Dr. Michel Houtermans(Ph.D in safety and risk management) has a long carreer in the frontline of the Functional Safety Knowledge. The recognized courses have gathered since September 2010 way nearly 300 professionals to review and set measures to their Functional Safety Knowledge.

The Covid-19 changed the scene. Now the courses are on-line. The first of a kind was organized succesfully 12th - 16th October 2020.

The course schedule is five days from Monday to Friday. Daily schedule for the course is 10-16, Finnish time. The exam will be organized separately. In order to attend the course it is expected that the attendee has good knowledge and experience of safety critical systems. The course is suitable for Functional Safety Professionals in industry, nuclear and railways. The course and the exam is in English language.


FSCC - IEC 61508 September 20 - September 24 2021, Risknowlogy dLearning on-line

IEC 61508 - Functional Safety for Safety Related System Professionals

The price for the course is 1500 € (VAT 0%). Retake exams are free for one year. After one year the re-exam only is 500 € (VAT 0%). Optional TÜV Certificate 500 € (VAT 0%).

You may request additional information simply by sending an email to Safety Advisor / tarja.katajala@safetyadvisor.fi.

Link: Leaflet

Link: RISKNOWLOGY home

Link: IEC 61508 training details and Registration


FSCC history in Finland

IEC61508 - Functional Safety 3/2021
The Risknowlogy on-line dLearning concept is working fine. This time 24 participants from Finland and 2 from Switzerland.

IEC61508 - Functional Safety 10/2020
New era has begun. The Risknowlogy on-line dLearning concept and the exam was tested succesfully with 20 participants from Finland, Estonia, UK and France.

IEC61508/61511 - Functional Safety 5/2019
Still going strong! Full house in Tapahtumatalo Bank. Once again 25 Functional Safety Professionals joined the event. The Functional Safety Culture is obviously doing fine! We will continue.

IEC61508 - Functional Safety 5/2018
Newly structured five day course from Monday to Friday gathered a full house to Tapahtumatalo Bank once again. Totally 25 Functional Safety Professionals participated. The postive rumor of Dr. Micel Houtermans training skills seems to strenghten in time. We will carry on.

IEC61508 - Functional Safety 5/2017
One day Prime Event in Helsinki. Speakers Dr. Michel Houtermans and Mr. Didier Turchinovic presented Functional Safety topics to a group of safety professionals.
Two parallel FSCC courses at the same time in Mikkeli and Helsinki with total over 20 Functional Safety Professionals. It's good to see that the issue of reaching for functional safety in various industries is a strong movement!

IEC61508 - Functional Safety 5/2016
Again over 20 Functional Safety Professionals! The reputation of the FSCC Finland seems to be establishing. A wide variety of Functional Safety Professionalism was present.

IEC61508 - Functional Safety 5/2015
Full house of Functional Safety Professionals! Some unexpected complications with the venue, but eventually all went well.

IEC61508 - Functional Safety 5/2014
Almost full house! As many as 18 Functional Safety Professionals gathered to update and evaluate their Safety Knowledge. We're happy to discover that the story goes on with well established customer base.



IEC61508 - Functional Safety 5/2013
Introduction to Functional Safety gathered 9 interested professionals. Most of the attendees continued for the rest of the Functional Safety Certification Course. The 9 participants represent skilled professionals from industry and railway technology.

IEC61508 - Functional Safety 11/2012
Introduction to Functional Safety gathered 11 interested professionals. Most of the attendees continued for the rest of the Functional Safety Certification Course. The 9 participants represent skilled professionals from industry, nuclear and railway technology.

IEC61508 - Functional Safety 3/2012
The first time held Introduction to Functional Safety gathered 11 interested professionals. Some of the attendees continued for the rest of the Functional Safety Certification Course. The 18 participants represent skilled professionals from industry, nuclear, railway and space technology.



IEC61508 - Functional Safety 9/2011
The Functional Safety Certification Course held in Helsinki in September collected 10 safety professional to share experiences and update their knowledge on the essential IEC61508 safety standard. The participants represented various sectors of functional safety.

IEC61508 & IEC61511 - Safety Instrumented Systems 3/2011
The Helsinki course 15.-18. March 2011 was held together with the Nuclear Authority of Finland (STUK). The course collected 19 Functional Safety Professionals. The vast majority of the growd was from the nuclear industry. Some of the participants were from industry and railways.

IEC61508 - Functional Safety 12/2010
The course held in Mikkeli 7.-10.12.2010 collected 16 participants. The majority in this course represented the railway sector with the flavour of some industry safety professionals.

IEC61508 & IEC61511 - Safety Instrumented Systems - 9/2010
Dr. Michel Houtermans, RISKNOWLOGY.

The first FSCC course since 2007 was held 14.-17.9.2011 in Tampere. The number of attendeeds was 15. Most of the participants represented the automation industry and railway safety.


FUNCTIONAL SAFETY MOTIVATION


Trend in the safety industry interview with Dr. Michel Houtermans


Spurious Trip Level - Introduction


Functional safety forum: A business case for safety - Part I


Functional safety forum: A business case for safety - Part II


A Brief Introduction to Functional Safety



U.S. CHEMICAL SAFETY BBOARD - SAFETY MOTIVATION


No Escape: Dangers of Confined Spaces


Runaway: Explosion at T2 Laboratories