Functional Safety

GTE specialises in functional safety, offering a team of dedicated Functional Safety engineers who are well versed in machinery standards (AS4024, AS62061, ISO 13849), process standards (AS61511), and electrical and electronic systems standards (AS61508).

At GTE, we have extensive experience in high hazard processes and systems, supporting greenfield and brownfield projects in various sectors, including resources, mineral processing, chemical, oil and gas, factory automation, and amusement rides. We understand the significance of functional safety and the challenges involved in achieving a successful and cost-effective outcome that prioritises safety.

Our capabilities cover the entire functional safety lifecycle, starting from hazard and risk identification and continuing through to providing operation and maintenance support. Our functional safety engineers possess practical experience, enabling them to not only comprehend the functional safety standards but also apply them effectively in real-world scenarios.

Whether you are new to implementing functional safety or have prior experience with it, GTE has the knowledge, experience, and capacity to support you in navigating uncertainties and managing the demands on your time.

Our Functional Safety capabilities include:

  • Application of process safety standards (AS61511)
  • Application of machinery safety standards (AS62061, AS4024, ISO13849)
  • Application of electrical, electronic, and programmable electronic systems safety standards (AS61508)
  • Burner management Systems (BMS) and AS3814 expertise
  • Development of Functional Safety Management Systems (FSMS)
  • Development of functional safety Competency Management Systems (CMS)
  • Creation of Functional Safety Management Plans (FSMP)
  • Verification and validation planning
  • Facilitation or support of hazard and risk analysis workshops (HAZOP, HAZID, LOPA)
  • Development of Safety Requirements Specifications (SRS)
  • Safety Integrity Level (SIL) or Performance Level (PL) design verification
  • Design of Safety-Related Control System/Safety Instrumented System hardware and software
  • Pioneering sophisticated safety rated systems for autonomous machines
  • Independent safety audits and Functional Safety Assessments (FSAs)
  • Safety-Related Control System/Safety Instrumented System validation
  • Development of maintenance and test procedure documentation

Get in touch to experience the GTE difference today.

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