Process Management & Control

Webinar: Methods of SIL Determination

Webinar: Methods of SIL Determination
  • Date From 3rd November 2020
  • Date To 3rd November 2020
  • Price Free of charge, open to all.
  • Location Online: 09:00 GMT. Duration: 1 hour.


Exploring the pros and cons of the various methods available for determining Safety Integrity Level (SIL) targets for Safety Instrumented Functions (SIFs). Includes:

  • Assessment of risk reduction from protective systems and SIL
  • Practical tools for determining SILs
  • Using risk graphs to conduct your SIL assessment
  • Calibrating Risk Graphs to ensure HSE minimum risk targets are adhered to
  • Applying LOPA (Layer Of Protection Analysis) to determine more realistic and manageable SIL targets


Simon Burwood, Engineering Safety Consultants

Simon has worked globally chairing and facilitating HAZOP and SIL Determination studies. He specialises in IEC61508/61511-compliance and reliability analysis for Oil and Gas, Petrochemical, Manufacturing, and other industries. Simon is a regular speaker for The Institute of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) annual SIL Seminars and is a Registered Functional Safety Engineer (RFSE) through InstMC. He is also a member of the BSI GEL/065/01 Committee and in 2016 was appointed to the IEC 61511 Maintenance Committee (MT61511) as a UK expert on Functional Safety.

Simon is a certified FS Expert (TÜV Rheinland) in both Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) and Process Hazard & Risk Analysis (PH&RA). He is also an approved Trainer in trainings held within the TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Training Program.


09:00–10:00 GMT.


A one-hour online session: 40 minutes' presentation + 20 minutes' Q&A.

If you are recording mandatory CPD you should refer to your own regulator's requirements as recognition of CPD hours may vary.


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