Functional Safety

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Leaders in safety

At PSA Engineering, we’ve set the benchmark in functional safety engineering for over a decade. Our highly experienced team of TÜV certified engineers delivers end-user focused solutions built to protect your systems, environment and most importantly, your people. And we’re outcomes driven, so you can rest assured we’ll deliver the solutions that are best suited to your operation.

Our full lifecycle functional safety service includes both machine safety and process safety. We have achieved the most stringent compliance standards for our clients in the amusement park industry. In fact, PSA Engineering is the first company to complete the design verification of a major amusement ride to the upgraded regulations. Our strong track record is underscored by our specialised experience in oil and gas emergency shutdown systems and brownfields upgrades.

Safety experts

With unrivalled expertise across both process and machine safety, our TÜV certified engineers work hand-in-hand with our clients to identify and mitigate risk. We work to all Australian standards, including IEC 61511.3, to achieve the highest levels of compliance across all industries. We implement solutions for new facilities and brownfields modifications in the oil and gas, mining and minerals processing, water treatment, materials handling and amusement park industries.

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Hazardous areas

Our team members are specialists in hazardous area compliance and demonstrate best practices working in potentially explosive environments. PSA Engineering has a demonstrated, long-standing safety record and has accrued many hours working in hazardous areas delivering projects for major operators in the oil and gas industry. Our RPEQ engineers and dual trade technicians are trained and qualified in Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas (EEHA) as required by AS 4761.1.

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Safety lifecycle

At PSA Engineering, our full lifecycle functional safety service runs all the way from concept development through to commissioning and verification. We are ideally placed to conduct functional safety assessments, safety audits and machine safety design verification as per Queensland WHS regulations.

Our capability spans the full functional safety lifecycle, including:

Operator recording operation of oil and gas process
  • HAZOP/HAZID facilitation
  • Facilitating and participating in machinery risk assessments to AS/NZS 4024.1201
  • Facilitating and participating in SIL assessments to AS/NZS 62061 (machinery) and AS IEC 61511 (process)
  • Machine safety system design to AS/NZS 4024 series, ISO 13849 series and AS/NZS 62061
  • Process industry safety system design to AS IEC 61511
  • Design, assembly and testing of safety PLC control panels
  • Software design, configuration, testing and commissioning of safety PLCs using numerous platforms, including Rockwell, Schneider, Siemens, Triconex, PILZ
  • Functional safety assessments
  • Independent design verification for amusement rides as required by QWHS Regulations.

Complex problems require innovative solutions

We partner with you to deliver innovative, integrated and compliant engineering solutions. Find out more about the industries we work with.

PSA ENGINEERING CASE STUDIES

GAS

Pond Pump Station:


By removing the need for increased pond capacity, we delivered an agile solution that saved our client hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional works...

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GAS

SCADA Upgrade:


A leading Australian CSG operator engaged PSA Engineering to install and commission a new SCADA server to extending the existing platform’s capacity...

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GAS

Well Commissioning


When significant delays impacted our client’s CSG project, our expert team worked closely to develop and implement a new project structure...

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GAS

PLC Code Upgrade


Working closely with our client, we demonstrated our expertise in managing large control systems and delivered a quality solution to improve reliability...

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UTILITIES

Remote Monitoring System


A major operator in the Australian coal seam gas industry engaged PSA Engineering to develop a remote telemetry system...

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GAS

MPLS Process Control Network


A leading Australian coal seam gas operator engaged PSA Engineering to deliver a solution addressing network integration problems...

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UTILITIES

Environmental Monitoring System


We delivered an end-to-end solution to increase visibility and significantly reduce unplanned outages across our client's assets...

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TRANSPORT

RMS Upgrade


PSA Engineering was engaged to complete a major upgrade at 89 level crossings and environmental monitoring stations across a coal rail network...

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GAS

Fire and Gas SIS


PSA Engineering designed and commissioned a new fire and gas safety system for a leading Australian natural gas producer successfully achieving OLF-070...

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7/52 Blanck Street
Ormeau Queensland 4208
Australia

Regional Office

Level 5, 203-233 New South Head Road
Edgecliff New South Wales 2027
Australia

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80 Fearnley Street
Portsmith Queensland 4870
Australia

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