exida (www.exida.com), a supplier of functional safety and security services, engineering tools and certifications, has certified the design and engineering processes for Emerson’s (www.emerson.com) Ovation Safety Instrumented System (SIS). Part of Emerson’s Smart SIS offering, Emerson’s Ovation SIS was certified as suitable for SIS applications up to and including SIL 3.

Ovation SIS employs digital intelligence and diagnostics to provide a safety instrumented function approach to increase process availability, reduce lifecycle costs and eases regulatory compliance.

exida’s IEC 61508 certification uses the “Safety Case” methodology.