Certification Information

Wording

Certification Body
The wording "Certification Body" and its company relation is a fixed term and should always be used in a coherent form in all technical documentations and other publications:

Certification Body: "Automation and Functional Safety (AFS) - Certification Body for Functional Safety Management Systems".

Automation and Functional Safety (AFS): is a business unit of the company TÜV Rheinland Industrie Service GmbH, Business Field: Electrical Engineering and Building Technology. TÜV Rheinland Industrie Service GmbH is a subsidiary of TÜV Rheinland Group.

Disclaimer

FSM-Certification does not replace type approval or certification of safety related systems, subsystems and components, specific technical solutions or realizations or applications of E/E/PE Systems, respectively Safety Instrumented Systems.

The audit results refer exclusively to those departments involved in the FSM-organisation at the location of the audited company.

Validity

The validity of the FSM certificate is limited.

Minimum validity is three years provided that annual surveillance audits are carried out with a positive result.

The duration and validity expiry date is indicated in the FSM-Certificate of the individual auditee.

Standards

IEC 61508, Part 1-7, issued 2010

and/or

IEC 61511, Part 1, issued 2003.

Further standards, e.g. IEC62061, could be considered upon request.