Carl Bohman Earns TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Engineer Certification

Aug 16, 2017

Matrix Technologies, Inc., one of the largest engineering, system integration and manufacturing operations design firms in North America, is pleased to announce that Carl Bohman, has received his TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Engineer Certification and now holds the additional title of FS Eng (TÜV Rheinland, #14423/17, Machinery).

Carl is an Engineer 4 in the Power, Instrumentation & Controls Department.  He began his career with Matrix Technologies, Inc. in 2012 and has background in electrical controls in several industries, including pharmaceutical, oil and gas, food and beverage, metals, and chemical.

The TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Program is the only worldwide extended vocational training program in the area of Functional Safety where knowledge and competencies are approved of by a third neutral party and where certificates are issued. TÜV Rheinland institutionalized this training program in 2004 together with national and international companies and experts of the Functional Safety business. Today, there are more than 14,000 engineers worldwide who have participated in the various training topics and have become a “Functional Safety Engineer (TÜV Rheinland)”. Carl is one of only a few thousand engineers in the United States who have achieved this certification.

Engineers working in the field of Functional Safety who participate in a training of the TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Program (Machinery) deepen their knowledge in the following topics: European Guidelines, EN / ISO/ IEC standards, Risk Analysis, ISO 13849-1: 1999 (EN 954-1) / EN ISO 13849-1: 2006 / EN 62601, Safety Devices, Safety functions of Machines, Circuits, Schematics, Examples, New Standards Regarding Safety of Machinery, Validation

“Our customers are realizing there is a need for more focused safety programs and we want to be able to support this need,” said Tim Lemoine, Director of Engineering at Matrix Technologies.  “Matrix strives to be a single-source supplier of services for our customers, so the addition of another TUV engineer to our current safety team was essential,” said Lemoine.

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