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SGS functional safety inspection, verification, testing and certification services support industries as diverse as automation and semiconductors, automotive and software.

Our experts help organizations to comply with international safety standards – e.g. ISO 26262, IEC 61508, IEC 61511, ISO 13849 – and to earn customer trust as a result.

In addition to providing safety assessments and audits, SGS delivers training courses to safety managers and other relevant professionals. All of these functional safety services are channeled through our Global Competence Center in Germany and cover:

Industry-specific, yet industry-independent, the services we offer are accredited according to the requirements of many international standards. What’s more, our experts are well-versed in the application of these standards across the specified industries.

In addition, we are also able to support organizations as an expert partner in consortiums and alliances. We currently take part in numerous functional safety projects funded by grants.

Find out more. Contact SGS today.


As a full-service provider, we can help you develop and test the functional safety of your products (e.g. full systems, sub-systems, software, semiconductors) and processes. This ensures that your products are safe and ready for international markets.

Our experts are members of the relevant standardization bodies and stay up-to-date on the latest developments. This helps us to apply a high level of expertise and knowledge to the functional safety of your products.
As the leading training organization in the field of functional safety, we offer a broad range of courses – including a personal qualification that allows you to become a Functional Safety Professional.

Since SGS and TÜV operate as a single unit with regards to functional safety, you can take advantage of the name and know-how of the world’s leading provider of testing services – SGS – as well as the outstanding acceptance of the TÜV brand.

Contact us now to find out how our functional safety services can help you.

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