Yokogawa Earns TÜV Safety Certification

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 @ 08:06 AM gHale


Yokogawa Corporation of America received TÜV Rheinland certification for Functional Safety Management (FSM) IEC 61511-1:2003 SIS Integration Phase 4 (Design and Engineering), FSM 159.

The scope of certification covers integration of Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) Logic Solver in the process industry up to and including Safety Integrity Level 3 (SIL3). The scope of activities includes SIS design, configuration, application programming, assembly and test, as well as safety loop calculations. This FSM certification uses IEC 611511 as the basic standard as well as relevant clauses of the IEC 61508:2010 standard.

The TÜV Rheinland certification mark shows a product that has been investigated to stringent safety requirements by an accredited third party and is supported by regular surveillance audits and factory inspections.

“This is an exciting achievement for Yokogawa and our customers,” said Sriram Srinivasan, Director of Engineering, Yokogawa Corporation of America. “The TUV Rheinland certification provides customers assurance the FSM system we deliver is fully compliant with standards. We are now certified on the three critical Ps in delivering FSM systems – People, Process, and Products.”

The systematic capability of the Yokogawa process is certified to SIL3.

Yokogawa provides a Functional Safety Management solution from analysis, design, implementation, performance monitoring, and verification through services, SIS systems, and enterprise solutions.