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kVA Hosts Four-Day IEC 61508 Training and Certification Workshop

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TUV-Nord's World Renowned Safety Program Scheduled for Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Functional safety engineering group, kVA, gears up for a new training and certification workshop offered this fall in Los Angeles, CA. The event is scheduled to take place September 8-11. An optional certification exam will be held on Friday, September 12.  The training material is developed by kVA's partner TUV-Nord, a global leader in safety assurance processes.

The event is designed for industrial OEMs and suppliers, specifically engineers working with safety-critical electronic systems and technologies. The training provides a comprehensive and detailed view of the IEC 61508 standard, with several practical examples presented within the training sessions. The training is provided in the English language by kVA's U.S.-based training staff.  Every member of the kVA training staff is a Functional Safety Certified Engineer.

During the four-day training session, attendees will receive an Excel-based FMEDA-Workbench tool for IEC 61508 calculations and a hard copy manual providing insight into its implications and requirements for functional safety in a wide variety of industrial applications. Evaluation of safety goals and hardware architecture, software implementation and functional safety concept development will be the primary topics of discussion throughout the event. "This training session brings TUV's world class training program to the North American safety engineering community," says Bill Taylor, Managing Partner of kVA. "Engineers who achieve the FSCED certification demonstrate their commitment to safety, as well as their expertise in implementing the IEC 61508."

Attendees who register online by August 12 will receive a 30% early-registration discount. For more information on kVA training, service, and software products for functional safety, visit www.kvausa.com or call 864-633-9554 to speak with a representative.

Contact: Lauren Frost
Marketing Administrator
Phone: 864-630-5373
Email: lauren.frost@kvausa.com

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