Just because it’s related to safety, doesn’t mean it’s in scope for functional safety.
Many industries have their own functional safety standard, such as ISO 26262 for road vehicles, IEC 61508 for industrial automation,…
Demystifying Functional Safety Audits, Assessments and Certification During COVID-19
Watch on LinkedIn Live as two of UL’s experts, Jody Nelson and Jason Smith, discuss how functional safety audits, assessments…
Functional Safety Best Practices and Their Role in Helping to Prevent Autonomous Vehicle Incidents
As vehicles become more connected, autonomous and capable, safety control systems become far more complex. Listen to two of UL’s…
Safety is not a result: it should be a culture!
As technology advances, safety is increasingly being taken seriously by the public, manufacturers and governments. However, whether it is in…
Develop Your Functional Safety Skills Virtually with E-Learning
As part of UL’s commitment to corporate sustainability, many of our training programs as they relate to safety-related electronic systems…
ISO 26262 vs. IEC 61508: Comparing Standards
Let’s begin with IEC 61508. This seven-part industrial related standard is most often used for machinery, oil wells, chemical plants,…
The Future of Functional Safety at UL
Additionally, UL has established the UL Certified Functional Safety eXpert (UL-CFSX) program, recognizing the world’s brightest leaders in functional safety….
Preventing the Occurrence of a Hazard: FTTI at the Concept Level (Part 2)
Considering that FTTI represents the design constraint, it is useful to establish terminology that captures what is actually achieved by…
The Need for External Interfaces in Driverless Vehicles
Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are coming soon, and, whether we like it or not, they might forever change how we behave…