Current Critical Safety Issues

Furnished by ASM

The Abnormal Situation Management (ASM) Consortium is a group of leading companies and universities involved with process industries that have jointly invested in research and development to create knowledge, tools and products designed to prevent, detect and mitigate abnormal situations that affect process safety in the control operations environment.

According to ARC Process Safety Worldwide Outlook – Market Analysis and forecast through 2014 -"Honeywell's commitment to plant operational safety extends beyond the confines of traditional safety system boundaries. Honeywell continues its leadership in the Abnormal Situation Management (ASM) consortium. ASM related products and services include User Alert, Asset Manager, Alarm Configuration Manager, Alarm Management, Event Analyst, Operations Management Pro, and Early Event Detection to prevent incidents from occurring in the first place. Honeywell's leadership position in process control for oil & gas, refining, and petrochemical industries allows them to leverage their safety systems sales in those areas."

The ASM Consortium provides a news feed of process safety related incidents worldwide. has been given permission to reproduce that newsfeed here.