Posts Tagged ‘SRS’

Safety Instrumented Function-Focused Approach

Posted in Project Services, Safety on Thursday, July 8th, 2010. No comments yet
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Update and Bump: Here’s information on Russell’s and Andy’s UK Safety Seminar Series. Emerson process safety experts Russell Cockman and Andy Crosland recently presented at the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) North West Members Group in the United Kingdom. The topic of their presentation was SIL Determination: an Integrator’s Perspectives. From the IEC 61511 safety […]

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More Thoughts on Executing IEC 61511 Process Safety Projects

Posted in Project Services, Safety on Monday, May 24th, 2010. No comments yet
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Last Friday I highlighted thoughts from Emerson process safety expert, Len Laskowski in the post, Executing IEC 61511 Process Safety Projects. He shared more than I could fit in a single post, so today’s post will share the balance. One of the points made by the authors of the article, IEC 61511 Implementation – The […]

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Start with API RP 556 for Flame Detection Guidance

Posted in Safety, Safety Monitoring on Monday, September 21st, 2009. No comments yet
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Some questions on flame detector reliability came my way the other day from a blog reader in the refining industry. I ran the questions by Emerson’s Gary Hawkins, a refining industry consultant. Gary’s first response was to point to the authoritative source for fired heater protection in the refining and petrochemical industries, API Recommended Practice […]

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Primer on Safety Instrumented Systems and Process Safety

Posted in Education, Safety on Monday, July 6th, 2009. No comments yet
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The Flow Control magazine website has a great Safety Instrumented Systems Primer interview with Emerson’s Mike Boudreaux. You may recall Mike and his views on process safety and safety instrumented systems in earlier posts. If you’re not already steeped in the language of process safety with things like safety integrity levels (SIL), safety instrumented functions […]