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Focus on the Process in Your Safety Requirements Specification

Posted in Safety on Friday, March 17th, 2017. No comments yet
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A safety requirement specification (SRS) for a safety instrumented system (SIS), as part of the IEC 61511 global safety standard [from the exida blog]: …incorporates all the analysis done during the Risk Assessment, HAZOP [hazard and operability study]/PHA [process hazard analysis] and LOPA [layer of protection analysis] reviews. Emerson’s Russell Cockman presented at an Institute […]

Embracing Safety Requirements Specifications

Posted in Safety on Monday, November 7th, 2016. No comments yet
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The Institute of Measurement and Control is hosting the Functional Safety 2016 conference this week in London. This conference seeks to engage practitioners from a wide variety of industrial sectors who have responsibilities in any functional safety lifecycle phase to share views and best practices. Emerson’s Russell Cockman is presenting Why embrace the concept of […]

Verification in the IEC 61511 Safety Lifecycle

Posted in Safety on Wednesday, August 19th, 2015. No comments yet
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I received a great question about the application of the IEC 61511 safety lifecycle. The person noted that a question was raised after the safety integrity level (SIL) study and safety requirements specification (SRS) had been performed. The question is about the verification of these and who would need to perform them. I turned to […]

Managing the Lifecycle of Safety Instrumented Systems

Posted in Safety on Thursday, April 3rd, 2014. One comment so far
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A tremendously experienced panel in functional safety included Dipl.-Ing.(FH) Senior Project Manager, Josef Neumann TÜV NORD Systems, Dr. William Goble Principle Partner, Exida, Russell Cockman Consultant SIS, Emerson, Nicolas Menet, Business Development Manager for Emerson’s Fisher Valves family of products, and Aart Pruysen Director Approvals, Emerson. The experts panel’s abstract: Maintaining Safety Integrity is vital […]

10 Ways to Improve Functional Safety

Posted in Safety on Wednesday, November 13th, 2013. One comment so far
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ISA Portugal recently hosted a conference on functional safety. Emerson’s Russell Cockman, whom you may recall from earlier safety-related posts, presented 10 ways to improve functional safety without worrying where to put the decimal point in the calculation. From his title, you might anticipate that Russell would bring his humor to the serious subject of […]