Functional Safety

TÜV Süd Functional Safety Expert Id-Nr.: 0018/2013

Safety is the freedom from unacceptable risk of physical injury or of damage to the health of people, either directly, or indirectly as a result of damage to property or to the environment.

Functional Safety is the part of the overall safety that depends on a system or equipment operating correctly in response to its inputs.

Functional Safety is the detection of a potentially dangerous condition resulting in the activation of a protective or corrective device or mechanism to prevent hazardous events arising or providing mitigation to reduce the fight consequence of the hazardous event.

Functional Safety is the part of the safety of the machine and the machine control system which depends on the correct functioning of the Safety Related Electrical Control System (SRECS), other technology safety-related systems and external risk reduction facilities.

Safety Integrity is the probability of a Safety Related Electrical Control System (SRECS) or its subsystem satisfactorily performing the required safety-related control functions under all stated conditions.

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