FAIRFIELD, N.J., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An ISO 26262 functional safety training class series for automotive OEMs and suppliers is being held in Detroit from August 22-26 by accredited global safety service provider SGS-TUV GmbH. The training program is designed to help attendees comply with the new ISO 26262 standards for automotive electronics safety, including demonstration of the competence of their employees in a functional safety project.
Sessions can be attended singly or in any combination, with a 10% discount for booking the entire five-day series. Upon completion of all five days of the program, participants are eligible to take an exam to qualify as an Automotive Functional Safety Professional (AFSP). Being awarded AFSP status can assist suppliers in bidding for new OEM projects as well as enabling OEMs to fulfill ISO 26262 requirements ensuring the competence of their suppliers.
Training sessions will include practical instruction for meeting ISO 26262 requirements and address the needs of project managers, safety managers, QM managers, function developers, system developers, hardware and software developers, and analytical engineers. Topics covered will include:
- Steps for introducing a functional safety management program
- Application of the new standards in vehicle concept development
- Technical concept design of systems and sub-systems
- Safety-oriented hardware and software development
- Analytics for functional safety management at all stages of the safety lifecycle
The training will be held at the Westin Hotel at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport. For more information and registration instructions, visit http://www.us.sgs.com/home_us_v2/automotive-functional-safety-training-us.htm
About SGS-TUV GmbH
SGS-TUV GmbH is a global safety service provider specializing in automotive services, industrial services, environmental services, consumer testing services, and systems & services certification. The company is a joint venture between the SGS Group and TUV Saarland e.V. The SGS Group is the world's leading verification, testing and certification company offering comprehensive testing, product inspection, process assessment and technical services covering the entire supply chain from product development to retailing for electrical products, wireless products, soft line products, hard line products and food products. SGS' global network and expertise provide a single consolidated source that can help manufacturers, suppliers and retailers reduce risk, improve efficiency and product quality, and ensure compliance to both national and international standards. Parent company SGS Group has more than 64,000 employees and over 1,250 offices and laboratories in 140 countries.
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