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Expert Witness – Functional Safety of Machinery

Hero Engineering acted as expert witness for the defense in a case related to a Mine Winder.  The work involved forensics over the 12 year life of the winder cage systems with investigation into the original design basis, modification management, competencies and incident reporting systems.

INPEX Ichthys Project Update

Hero Engineering has entered into a 3 year agreement with INPEX for Functional Safety Lifecycle engineering to AS 61508 for the Ichthys FPSO, Platform and LNG facilities. The FS works range from SIL Determination, SIL Verification and preparation for the Ops phase across all facilities. The award is a culmination of continued collaboration with INPEX […]

INPEX – Ichthys LNG Project Functional Safety

Hero Engineering continues SIL Reviews and SIL Selections for the Ichthys FPSO and CPF project packages.  The works will be executed in Perth with workshop attendance in South Korea.

exida Certifies Hero in Functional Safety Management Engineering Services

Hero Engineering is certified by exida, an accredited global functional safety certification company specialising in safety critical / high availability automation systems and control system security. Our Functional Safety Management Engineering Services are certified Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3 in accordance to AS/IEC 61508 standards. Read the exida press release in full. Click to enlarge

First IEC 61508 Shaft Sink Mine Winder for QLD

Hero Engineering completes turnkey design and implementation of Elect, Control and safety systems for U/G powered winders in QLD.  The winder is the first shaft sinking unit in QLD to be commissioned and operational with DEEDI’s requirement for IEC 61508 compliance.  The Functional Safety engineering used Hero Engineering’s HeroSafe FSM system to manage and document risk assessments, SRS development, SIL […]