Marcus Punch Pty. Ltd.

Risk and Reliability

We provide in-house or public training to individuals and groups in various aspects of risk, reliability and safety engineering. We are able to structure these or other training workshops to your specific needs. Contact us for further details...


Functional Safety for the Mining & Machinery-based Industries

A 1-day introduction to the application of the functional safety and machinery safety standards AS/IEC61508, AS/IEC62061, AS/IEC61511, ISO13849 and AS4024.1 to plant in the mining and machinery-based industries.

Quantitative Risk Analysis

A 1-day practical introduction to Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA) / Probabilistic Safety Analysis (PSA) using the Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) and Event Tree Analysis (ETA) techniques. This practical workshop uses the FaultTree+ software package.

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FAST  Functions Allocations Systems Traceability®

A 1/2-day practical introduction to a streamlined process for functional safety review of legacy plant . This workshop allows participants to apply the FAST process to an item of plant of their choice.

Safety System Reliability Analysis

A 1-day practical introduction to reliability analysis of safety-related systems. This workshop uses the FaultTree+ software package to develop reliability models of safety functions and to evaluate their probability of dangerous failure and / or Safety Integrity Level.

TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Technician (Machinery) Course and Examination

A 3-day course and examination leading to TÜV Rheinland FS Technician certification.  Follow the link:

Think Control, Not Risk!

A 1/2-day practical introduction to the meaning of “reasonably practicable”, it’s implications and how an organisation’s WH&S risk management practices can be adapted to be consistent with the “reasonably’ practicable” test.


A 1-day practical introduction to the SISTEMA software tool for ISO13849 Performance Level (PL) evaluation of machinery safety-related systems. Follow the link:

Reliability, Availability and Maintainability (RAM) Engineering

A 1-day practical introduction to RAM Engineering, its approach and methodologies using practical exercises and case studies. Reference will be made to the AS/IEC60300 ‘dependability’ series of standards.