IEC 61508 Overview: The Complete Guide for Functional Safety in Industrial Manufacturing

IEC 61508—the key standard for functional safety in industrial manufacturing. Learn the details of IEC 61508, best practices, and how to achieve compliance.

Industrial manufacturing firms are undergoing rapid transformation as they navigate talent shortages, supply disruptions, digital adoption acceleration, and more. At the same time, they work diligently to accelerate time to market, streamline risk management, and keep accuracy and safety at the forefront.

In this eBook, we examine:

  • What IEC 61508 is, and why it matters
  • The seven parts of the functional safety standard
  • Hazard and risk analysis for determining SIL