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exida Accepting Nominations for their 1st Annual 2013 Safety Awards

exida, the world’s foremost technical authority and certification agency, is pleased to announce its 1st Annual Safety Awards. The awards are meant to honor the most outstanding functional safety products certified by exida per IEC 61508 in the following categories:

  • Components
  • Final Elements
  • Logic Solvers
  • Plant & Equipment
  • Sensors
  • Software

exida is now accepting outside nominations for any product(s) that fits the following criteria:

  1. Must hold a valid exida certification
  2. A new and/or novel technology that will benefit/improve safety
  3. A new and/or novel technology that will benefit/improve application of IEC 61508
  4. Must be certified per IEC 61508: 2010
  5. Must have market release by 12/31/13

*Please note that there does not necessarily have to be a winner in every category. If a specific category does not include a product that stands-out as an award contender, an award will not be presented in that category.


Please e-mail your nomination to safetyawards@exida.com by September 15, 2013.  Your email should include the company name, as well as the product that you are nominating.  Please use the subject line "exida Safety Award-Nomination."