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Safety standards govern modern off-road vehicle functional safety

While functional safety standards are well-established in the automotive industry, in the realm of non-road vehicles and mobile machinery, it can still be an arduous task to cross-analyze the applying safety standards relating to the specific function. Download the report for free here.

Interview & Survey: Non road vehicles and standardization

Functional safety for non-road vehicles can be a complex process. Many vehicles also function as machines and therefore can fall under multiple safety standards. Thomas Kramer-Wolf, Norms/Standards Specialist with Pilz Automation Technology Germany, spoke with us to clarify some of the issues. Read the full interview to hear about current challenges in this industry.

Bauer Maschinen presentation on comparison of the risk assessments of different safety standards for non-road vehicle

Expand your knowledge within this area, with this exclusive presentation by Thomas Elsner, Director of R&D Department at Bauer Maschinen GmbH in Germany on the topic of "Uncertainty in quantitative risk analysis – Characterisation and methods of treatment".

The presentation covers the following:

  • Comparison of the risk assessments of different safety standards
  • Differences in risk evaluation and SIL/PL determination
  • Holistic event chain approach
  • Unification of quantitative risk evaluation

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Presentation on assessment of 9 risks related to mobile work machines and robots

Timo Malm, Senior Scientist at the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. in Finland made this exclusive presentation on the topic of: "Comparing the process from risks to SIL/PL assignment".

The presentation covers:

  • Assessment of 9 risks related to mobile work machines and robots
  • Application of both ISO 13849-1 and IEC 62061 methods for the same risks to assign SIL/PL
  • Statistical differences between methods and how differently specialists can see the cases
  • Comparison of mobile work machine cases to the suggestions of C-type standards

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