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Essentials of Safety Instrumented Systems

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This Control Essentials Guide is the first in a continuing series of interactive PDFs by the editors of Control. Essentials of Safety Instrumented Systems is designed to provide process industry professionals with an up-to-date, top-level understanding of the most important SIS issues. From ...

Safety instrumented systems (SIS) used for non-safety applications

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This paper shows how combining safety and non-safety functions in a safety instrumented system (SIS) is acceptable, and indeed practiced, in many facilities worldwide, and suggests eight implementation and testing precautions to follow so that a safe and reliable application can be anticipated.

The 10 truths of safety instrumented systems

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Here are the 10 truths that will make you better able to engineer a new safety instrumented system, or to properly grandfather your existing system and better ensure your compliance with both the IEC standards and ANSI/ISA S84.00.01-2004.

Safety Lifecycle Management Handbook

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Register to receive this workbook to gain a general understanding of existing industry standards and best practices for safety instrumented systems (SIS).

IEC 61508 and Functional Safety System Selection

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This paper provides an introduction to IEC 61508, describes an illustrative application example using the MOST SafetyNet System, and offers parameters that should be considered when choosing a safety instrumented system.

Application of Combustion Analyzers in Safety Instrumented Systems

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The purpose of this paper is to review the standards of IEC 61511 and API RP 556 as they apply to flue gas analyzers and the implementation of SIS system for combustion monitoring.

Best practices for safety instrumented systems

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This safety lifecycle management handbook gives you the up-to-date best practices for SIS.

Safety & Automation System (SAS) - How the Safety and the Automation Systems ...

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Today we have clear guidelines on how the Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) and basic Process Control Systems (BPCS) should be separated from a controls and network perspective. But what does this mean to the HMI and the control room design?</p> <p>Where do Fire & Gas Systems fit into the big ...

Is your existing safety instrumented system up to current standards?

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Determine whether your SIS is up to the latest standards.

Logic Solver for Tank Overfill Protection

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When a storage facility's tank level rises above safe limits, a logic solver that is part of a Safety Instrumented System (SIS) initiates final elements to restore the process to a safe state. This can include shutting off input feeds to the tank by isolating the pump and closing the input valve....

Effective Compliance with IEC 61508 When Selecting Solenoid Valves for Safety...

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Regulatory modifications in 2010 have raised important issues in design and use of industrial safety systems. Certain changes in IEC 61508, now being widely implemented, mean that designers and users who desire full compliance must give new consideration to topics such as SIL levels and the ...

How to increase effectiveness of safety systems

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Integrated safety and process control is the solution to maximizing the effectiveness of your plant's current safety systems.

Are Your Safety Systems Up to SIS Standards?

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Some 66% of the process control systems now in use globally were installed before publication of today's commonly used safety standards, IEC 61508 and IEC 61511/ISA 84. Here's how to tell if you safety systems are up to snuff.

Is Your Current Safety System Compliant With Today's Safety Standards?

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It is estimated that about 66% of the programmable electronic systems (PES) running in the process industry were installed before the publication of today's commonly used safety standards (IEC 61508 and IEC 61511/ISA 84). This paper covers changes brought about by adoption of these standards and ...

Ins and Outs of Partial Stroke Testing

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Depending on the Equipment, Application, and Test Method, You May Be Able to Extend the Full Test Intervals for SIS Valves. This article is written by William L. (Bill) Mostia Jr., PE, of Exida, League City, Texas. Mostia has more than 25 years experience applying safety, instrumentation, and ...

Finding, Measuring and Closing Safety Integrity Gaps

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Download this white paper and learn how modern process safety management goes beyond functional safety to keep your plant continuously safe and profitable.

Safety Instrumented Systems: The "Logic" of Single Loop Logic Solvers

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What can the "new generation" of safety-certified Single Loop Logic Solvers do for you? Find out by reading this informative white paper.

Planning and Developing Effective Emergency Mass Notification Strategies for ...

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Emergency mass notification for hazardous industrial processing operations has traditionally focused on audible and visual signaling devices such as sirens, horns, warning lights, beacons, public address and intercom systems. And the extent of the ability to quickly alert anyone outside the ...

Building a Bridge to Safety

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This paper examines the benefits and shortfalls of both safety PLCs and configurable safety relays. It also examines a new way of handling safety in industrial automation, "SafetyBridge" technology.

Analysis of the ICONICS GENESIS Security Vulnerabilities for Industrial ...

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A number of previously unknown security vulnerabilities in the ICONICS GENESIS32 and GENESIS64 products have been publically disclosed. The release of these vulnerabilities included proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit code.</p> <p>While we are currently unaware of any malware or cyber attacks taking ...

Analysis of 3S CoDeSys Security Vulnerabilities for Industrial Control System...

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This White Paper summarizes the currently known facts about these vulnerabilities and associated attack tools. It also provides guidance regarding a number of mitigations and compensating controls that operators of SCADA and ICS systems can take to protect critical operations.

Permanent Electrical Safety Devices Will Verify Zero Electrical Energy

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Article 120.1 of the NFPA 70E establishes the procedure for creating an electrically safe work condition. Since this was written, the day-to-day practice of electrical safety has changed going beyond the precise language of Article 120.1(1-6). This is due to the increased usage of permanent ...

Navigating the UL Safety Requirements for Surge Protection

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Specifiers and users of Surge Protective Devices (SPDs) are adjusting to new terminology and requirements. UL revised their 1449 Safety Standard for Surge Protective Devices to increase safety. The National Electrical Code (NEC) incorporated specific language to require the use of these safer ...

Control Performance: An Imperative for Safety

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This paper explains the link between control performance and safety, reviewing the minimum requirements for effective control system operation.

Security for Industrial Automation and Control Systems

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This white paper provides background and a general overview of different elements of information system security, with specific emphasis on how it applies to industrial automation and process control. Different security measures that should be considered when an automation system is connected to ...

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