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.

£100 plus VAT 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 3.30pm 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 £100 plus VAT per person 

22nd Oct 2019: Hinckley Island Hotel, Leicestershire: Fully booked.  If you wished to be added to the wait list in case of cancellations please email elizabeth.peaker@sick.co.uk

If no suitable date is available, you can book on-site training for a cost of £775 plus VAT per day*

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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.

* This cost covers up to 10 people from your company. If the trainer needs to stay overnight additional expenses will be charged. These will be agreed with you before booking is finalised.