Independent Safety Assessment

Approval bodies are more frequently demanding an idependent examination of the safety-related design of railway systems by a third party. TÜV NORD offers with an Independent Safety Assessment (ISA) a safety orientated and independent testing based on the principle of double checking.The aim is to gain additional certainly that the necessary safety level has been achieved.

As railway related systems becomes more complex,traditional methods of proof become more problematic; here the probability-based approach offers significant advantages. Experts from TUV India and TÜV NORD have many years of experience in Independent Safety Assessment for rail systems and vehicles.

Areas of operation

  • Main Line
  • Metro Line
  • Freight Line
  • Signalling Products
  • Generic Products

Safety assessments/

ISA according to

  • CENELEC standards DIN EN 5012x
  • Common Safety Method CSM (352/2009)
  • Functional safety IEC 61508
  • National rules and regulations

Review of formal proofs of safety

  • RAMS analyses (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, Safety)
  • FTA (Fault Tree Analysis)
  • FMEA (Failure Modes & Effects Analysis)/ FMECA (Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analysis)
  • PHA (Process Hazard Analysis)
  • Hazard log
  • Safety management audits
  • Auditing of the software development processes

Support with official approvals

  • EC conformity
  • International approval processes

We are looking forward to your inquiry

TUV India Pvt. Ltd.

TUV India Pvt. Ltd
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