ISO 26262 – Diversity for Diversity’s Sake

ISO 26262 – Diversity for Diversity’s Sake

It’s been a long time coming, but the eagerly awaited second edition of ISO 26262 will soon be released. One of the topics that has led to much discussion over the years, since the first edition was released, is the usage of the tables defining methods and techniques...
Part 2: Keeping Safety on track in the Rail Sector

Part 2: Keeping Safety on track in the Rail Sector

In our previous blog, “Keeping Safety on track in the Rail Sector”, we looked at the benefits of marrying the Cone of Uncertainty concept with the Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS) lifecycle. This enables us to assess more accurately the...
Keeping Safety on track in the Rail Sector

Keeping Safety on track in the Rail Sector

Another busy morning in the office, coffee poured, all set for the day ahead. An email arrives asking for sign off to authorize a new release of a safety critical electronic control board on an in-service train. I could do the sign off in the blink of an eye, but am I...
MDR Supports Safe Design

MDR Supports Safe Design

The forthcoming Medical Device Regulation (MDR) has gained a significant amount of attention in industry publications in recent months. The question is, how will it support design teams in ensuring they develop safe medical devices? The good news is that many of the...