Applies to any software forming part of a safety-related system or used to develop a safety-related system within the scope of IEC 61508-1 and IEC 61508-2. Provides requirements:
- for safety lifecycle phases and actvities;
- for informatin relating to the software safety validation;
- for the preparation of information and procedures concerning software;
- to be met by the organisation carrying out modifications to safety-related software;
- for supporting tools.
Has the status of a basic safety publication in accordance with IEC Guide 104.