Marcus Punch Pty. Ltd.

Risk and Reliability

We are able to provide intensive in-house training to individuals and groups in various aspects of reliability and safety engineering. Please see below for details of our current offerings. We are able to structure these training workshops to your specific needs.  Click on a picture to download a flyer.

Training Workshops

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

Functional Safety for the Mining & Machinery-based Industries

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

Quantitative Risk Analysis Using FaultTree+

To contact us:

Marcus Punch Pty. Ltd.

70 Collinson St, Tenambit NSW 2323 Australia.

Mobile: +61 (0)432 168849

Skype: marcuspunch



FAST Functions Allocations Systems Traceability ®

A 1/2-day intensive introduction to a streamlined process for functional safety review of legacy (existing) plant . This workshop allows participants to familiarise themselves with the process by applying it to an item of plant.

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

Safety System Reliability Analysis Using FaultTree+

Functional Safety Technician (TÜV Rheinland) Course and Examination

A 3-day course providing a pathway to a FS Technician (TÜV Rheinland) certificate in the Machinery area of the functional safety discipline. Further details are at 

What is “So Far As Is Reasonably Practicable” (SFAIRP)?

A 1/2-day practical introduction to the meaning of “So Far As Reasonably Practicable”, as embodied in the Model WH&S Act 2011, its implications, and how an organisation’s risk management practises can be adapted to be consistent with the “reasonably’ practicable” test.