Conformity Assessment for the Valve & Actuator Industry – IEC 61508, SIL and ‘Ex’ approvals Seminar

Conformity assessment for our industry can be a complex business, with various regulations, codes of practice and Directives to understand and comply with.

With many ways to go about tackling this, how do we know which approach is best? Join industry experts from CSA Group (Sira Certification) who will talk through the requirements and value of conformity assessment for the valve and actuator market with respect to IEC 61508 Functional Safety and ‘Ex’ approvals.

Topics Covered
• What is conformity assessment?
• What does conformity assessment mean to a valve and actuator manufacturer?
• What does conformity assessment mean for the valve & actuator supply chain?
• What’s the value of accredited certification?
• How do you combine an ATEX, IECEx, North American IEC 61508 and SIL certification for global market access?

Date: 3rd November 2016

Price: Free of charge

Time: 9.30am-1pm, including lunch and laboratory tour.

Location: CSA Group (Sira) UK, Hawarden, Deeside, Wales

Booking: Spaces are limited, if you would like to attend please email Helen Hill: or for more information, please contact 01244 434 157.

Tel: +44(0)1244 434 157

Published in Valve User Magazine Issue 38

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