Safety Instrumented Systems – An Overview
This course provides an overview of the management, engineering and operational requirements of safety instrumented systems in the process industries.
You will be able to:
- Understand the difference between process control and safety control.
- Understand the design basis of recent standards, guidelines and recommended practices.
- Describe the life cycle set of activities that are necessary to design, implement and maintain safety systems.
- Understand the basics of evaluating process risk levels.
- Understand the basics of determining Safety Integrity Levels (SILs).
- Describe the failure modes of safety systems.
- Understand the real impact of redundancy.
- Describe the pros and cons of various logic system technologies.
- Understand the impact of field devices on system performance.
- Understand the documentation requirements.
You will cover:
- Introduction: What is a Safety System | Lessons Learned From Past Accidents
- Guidelines and Standards: ANSI/ISA | IEC
- General SIS Design Considerations: Design Life Cycle | Independent Safety Layers
- Hazard and Risk Assessment: Hazard Identification | Risk Assessment | Determining Safety Integrity Levels | Layer of Protection Analysis
- Failure Modes: Safe vs. Dangerous | Redundancy Issues
- System Technologies: Relay | Microprocessor | Field Devices | Certification vs. Prior Use
- Operations and Maintenance: Installation | Testing | Management of Change
This course can be brought to your location. The expert instruction and training materials come to your facility. All you have to do is pick the time and place – we do the rest!
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