Global trends in the safety of machinery

New requirements for the performance level and SIL

Find out more about:

  • Upcoming revisions to the EN ISO 13849 and IEC 62061 standards
  • Effects on the topic of cybersecurity
  • Changes in the field of safety-relevant software

Man in collaboration with robot in production and overlying functional safety standards

In addition to traditional safety functions, such as emergency stop equipment, programmable and networked safety systems are increasingly being used to safeguard complex machines.

In the interview given at the Phoenix Contact Dialog Days 2020, our safety and security experts discuss the implications of the current revision of international standards ISO 13849 and IEC 62061 for safety-related software and the topic of cybersecurity, among other things.

Employees in production during human-machine collaboration
New requirements for PL and SIL YouTube