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When to Use Wireless in Safety Applications

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It Comes Down to Reliability, and Simple Differences Add Up to Significant Limitations

Prevent Tank Farm Overfill Hazards

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Catastrophic Incidents Have Led to Useful Rules for Systems That Help Avoid Them

Cybersecurity: Control Systems Are Under Attack

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Here, There Be Dragons. It's a Scary New World in Process Control, but You Can Defend Your Plant Against Cyber Attack

Control Systems of the Future

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Through the looking glass of emerging technologies.

Process Automation Reliability vs. Safety

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Is It Possible to Have Safe Systems That Aren't Considered Reliable?

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 ...

To safety standards and beyond!

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In 2004, ISA adopted the most recent safety standard, ANSI/ISA 84.00.01. And though it’s a good start, it’s clear that S84 is just the tip of the iceberg toward management of functional safety.

The Safety Instrumented Function: An S-Word Worth Knowing

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Understand the SIF to Control Confusion, Complexity and Cost of Safety Instrumented Systems

Human error in instrumentation systems

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Mistakes are inevitable, but understanding how and where they occur can minimize their frequency and impact.

How to perform alarm rationalization

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If you don’t deal with your computer-based control alarms in a disciplined manner, uncontrolled alarm growth can result, which can lead to out-of-control alarm systems. Find out what the top 10 reasons are to rationalizing your alarm management system.

Are you up to snuff with S84 and OSHA?

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What Are You Reading?

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How history, principles and standards led to the safety PLC

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Today’s safety instrumented systems (SIS) increasingly rely on programmable logic solvers to protect lives, property and the environment.

Control system cyber incident hunting – input for a playbook on control ...

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It is important to train engineers and IT/OT and expand the scope from network threat hunting to include ICS incident hunting. Perhaps we as an industry could collaborate on this important, but missing, task.

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