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Plant Asset Life Management Seminar in Cardiff October 8th.

=Method will be exhibiting and speaking at the PALM (Plant Asset Life Management) Seminar in Cardiff.


OG54 provides a useful summary of failure modes that can often be missed during proof testing

The test method suggested in OG54 could help improve the coverage of your proof testing and assist in your performance in future compliance assessment and audits.


Functional Safety Training schedule for Instrument Technicians

The last piece in puzzle – developing competency and maintaining the SIL of your SIS.


Sharing knowledge and experiences at the InstMC’s FS2018 conference

Method Functional Safety were main sponsors at FS2018. This year leading names in Functional Safety gathered for a 1 day Conference entitled “hints tips and pitfalls of Functional Safety”.


Functional Safety Training in Manchester, Ireland, Yorkshire and Scotland

=Method is running Functional Safety Training Courses in the North of England, Ireland and Scotland over the next few months.


FSComp – means Functional Safety training and advice throughout your career

To work with Functional Safety; you, your departments and organisation are expected to be competent.


OT Cyber Security training for Engineers

Most Engineers responsible for Industrial Control and Safety System Cyber Security are not IT experts


InstMC Functional Safety 2018 main sponsor

Method Functional Safety are delighted to announce that we are main sponsor to the InstMC's November Functional Safety Conference FS2018.


=Method announces its 2018 / 2019 Functional Safety training schedule

We provides you with all the Functional Safety Training your business needs. If you want to arrange in-house training call 01462 713313.


Discussing the maintenance of IEC 61511

​ =Method’s Dil Wetherill attended the “MT61511” (the international maintenance team for IEC 61511) in Florence as an expert representing the UK.


In-house Functional Safety Training

​Another successful in-house training course helping our clients develop their understanding of functional safety and SIL.


Functional Safety Training for Instrument Technicians, Operators and Engineers

Over the next few months we will be holding training events across the UK. We are also delivering custom in-house training courses on request.


Helping you become and remain compliant with Functional Safety Standards in 2018

Method Functional Safety is dedicated to helping all of our clients become and remain compliant with Functional Safety standards. In 2018 we have more training courses and some new roadshows to share our experiences.


Engineers Ireland and =Method form training partnership

Engineers Ireland and =Method form partnership to deliver the TUV Certified 61511 Functional Safety Training Course


Functional Safety CPD Roadshow - Sharing our experiences

Method Functional Safety announce a series of interactive presentations designed to share our knowledge on the latest developments in Functional Safety.


Measurement and Control magazine covers during 2017

Have you seen the =Method advertising on the covers of the Measurement and Control magazine during 2017?


An Overview of Functional Safety - IEC61511 and IEC61508 for Engineers Ireland

Method Functional Safety are delivering a free presentation for Engineers Ireland on 28th November 2017 in Dublin.


​Prior use Assessment on Pilot Burner Flame Detector

Method Functional Safety was commissioned to conduct a Prior Use Assessment, according to IEC 61511, on a pilot burner flame detector, to determine if the component was suitable for use in a SIL 1 Safety Instrumented Function.


​FMEA of flame detector

=Method can help manufacturers establish the reliability of product designs by carrying out a Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA).


Management buyout complete

​We are delighted to announce that the UK team has completed a management buyout of Risknowlogy’s UK operation and have changed our company name from Risknowlogy Ltd to Method Functional Safety Ltd.


Considering Functional Safety in Legacy Safety Systems

Our MD Dil Wetherill is a frequent speaker at conferences on the subject of Functional Safety. In March 2017 Dil gave a talk at the Hazardex Conference on legacy systems asking "are they really providing the risk reduction that they should?".


Laying new foundations for a bright future

As part of our new exciting future plans =Method has begun work work on the new Hertfordshire office.


Method Functional Safety and Risknowlogy - Press Release

​Risknowlogy GmbH and Risknowlogy Ltd announce that they have agreed that the UK management team will carry out a buy-out of Risknowlogy’s UK operation.