exida strives to operate
the most useful and relevant
certification program in the world.

Certification

exida is the industry leader in the certification of personnel, products, systems, and processes to the following international standards and guidelines:

IEC 61508
IEC 61511
ISO 26262 Certification and Tool Qualification
Cybersecurity Certification (ISASecure)
Machinery Safety Certification (IEC 62061, ISO 13849)
Certified Functional Safety Expert (CFSE) - Personnel Certification Program

Through our extensive and on-going research, exida has developed advanced analysis tools that provide the most accurate results, save the project time and cost, and provide essential customer information.

Our Programs

Products

IEC 61508 Functional Safety Certification

Functional Safety

The IEC 61508 standard defines the requirements for suppliers to follow during product development to ensure that their products have a high level of resistance to random hardware and “systematic” design failures.

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ISASecure Embedded Device Security Assurance

Cybersecurity

exida has been accredited by the ISA Security Compliance Institute to offer security certification of automation products per the ISASecure Embedded Device Security Assurance program.

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Functional Integrity Certification

Functional Integrity

Functional Integrity Certification™ is a program that evaluates the most critical attributes of an automation product: Functional Safety, Functional Security, and Availability.

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ISO 26262 MATURITY

ISO 26262 Maturity

exida has extensive experience both with customers and inhouse in introducing a safety lifecycle per ISO 26262 and IEC 61508.

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exida is ANSI accredited to Guide 65

exida is ANSI accredited to Guide 65, the general requirements for bodies operating product certification systems.

Personnel

Certified Functional Safety Expert (CFSE)

Certified Functional Safety Expert (CFSE)

A program that helps individuals develop / enhance their competence in Functional Safety. It supports different personnel skillsets and expertise such as “practitioner” vs “expert”. Available in different application areas: Process Safety, Machine Safety, Safety Hardware Development, and Safety Software Development

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Processes & Systems

IEC 61511 Certified Integrator Program

IEC 61511 Certified Integrator Program

A program which certifies that project execution practices are compliant to IEC 61511 / ISA84 and that SIS applications are designed and engineered per IEC 61511. The program is meant for integrators and engineering companies.

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