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SGS functional safety inspection, verification, testing and certification services support industries as diverse as automation and semiconductors, automotive and software.

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Our experts help organizations to comply with international safety standards – e.g. ISO 26262, IEC 61508, IEC 61511, ISO 13849 – and to earn customer trust as a result.

In addition to providing safety assessments and audits, SGS delivers training courses to safety managers and other relevant professionals. All of these functional safety services are channeled through our Global Competence Center in Germany and cover:

Industry-specific, yet industry-independent, the services we offer are accredited according to the requirements of many international standards. What’s more, our experts are well-versed in the application of these standards across the specified industries.

In addition, we are also able to support organizations as an expert partner in consortiums and alliances. We currently take part in numerous functional safety projects funded by grants.

Find out more. Contact SGS today.

The safety of your automotive electrical systems is vital, and our automotive functional safety specialists can ensure your compliance with the relevant international regulations (e.g. ISO 26262 / IEC 61508). This helps protect the public, as well as your reputation.

We also participate in the process of drawing up new standards and are active in a number of standardization committees, like ISO-Group TC22/SC3/WG16 with regard to ISO 26262 and GK 914 (Germany) with regard to IEC 61508.

Since functional safety is vital when considering e-mobility, we adopt a networked approach to system protection and take into account the inter-relationship of functional, electrical and chemical safety.

Contact SGS now to find out how our functional safety services can help.