A one day course covering Functional Machine Safety. In-depth course materials and Six Steps to Safe Machine guide provided for you to take away.

€130 per person. As places are limited there is a maximum of 4 people per company allowed.

Who should attend

Engineers, Machine Builders, End Users upgrading a plant or trainees/apprentices.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the training you should be able to:

  • Understand the basic requirements of the functional safety standards 
  • Understand ISO 13849 and how to apply it practically
  • Understand hazard identification and mitigation techniques
  • Communicate the essential elements of functional safety to colleagues 
  • Determine the required Performance Level (PL) with risk graph and matrix methodologies
  • Understand how to verify and validate safety functions
  • Understand the operation and function of the IFA Sistema Software
  • Practical approach to designing a solution based on a configurable safety controller.


The day will run from 9.30am until 4.30pm and will be split as follows:

Walk through BS EN13849-1 
  • Basic structure and terminology, Relation with the legislative requirements, Basic process guideline, Worked example using a simple safety function. 
Sistema Workshop 
  • Basic introduction to the workspace, Development of a safety function using basic electro-mechanical and complex components, Identification of sub system blocks from an electrical layout, Transfer of the sub system block to Sistema, Open discussion - use of customer real examples.
Cost €130 per person. 

Date 12th Feb 2020: Citywest Hotel Dublin, Ireland


For enquirers please email elizabeth.peaker@sick.co.uk

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* The fee is non-cancellable within 10 days of the event. If you are unable to attend someone else may attend in your place.

On-site training is also available @ €880 per day. Please contact us for a quotation. We normally recommend a group of no more than 10 people. If the trainer needs to stay overnight additional expenses will be charged. These will be agreed with you before booking is finalised.