Wireless and Risk Management
May 31, 2017: 11:00 AM ET
Presented by Steven Ferguson
Directive 2014/53/EU includes provisions to address risk management and requires that the file include this analysis. If using a harmonized standard or Notified Body (NB), the risk analysis remains a necessary function and must be present in the technical file. This class reviews the various topics associated with wireless device approval and how to manage risk mitigation. A general approach to documenting the risk analysis included. The review goes beyond the minimum elements specified in the directive to address other matters integral to the overall performance of the device.
Steven Ferguson has been working in EMC, Safety, MIL-STD, Nuclear, Energy and related compliance engineering and test for over 35 years at test laboratories and manufacturers. His work includes designing products, developing procedures, performing tests and advising developers on routes and techniques for attaining product compliance. He has been directly involved with EMC design and compliance evaluation for many systems including several power plants (facilities and equipment qualification), hospitals, presidential aircraft, the Space Shuttle and Hubble Space Telescope. He presents various courses on EMI/EMC compliance including EMC for Nuclear Power Facilities, Architectural Shielding and a hands-on course MIL-STD-461 testing at the WLL facility in Maryland and on-site for multiple government and industrial clients. His work also includes EMC, Environmental and Safety evaluations for commercial, military and medical devices and training of hundreds of personnel on test and evaluation techniques. He has authored several papers on equipment qualification and evaluation techniques with presentations at many conferences. He is a member of the TR-102323 Working Group and supported preparation of Revision 4.