FEATURED ARTICLESin Process Safety
Selecting the right safety logic system
What’s New in Process Technology
By Brian Taylor and Tim Roback, Rockwell Automation
As safety and standard components continue to become more...
Moving Toward A Safer Plant
By Maura Falk
While all conveyors are not created equal — some move slowly, while others can move as quickly as 275 feet per minute, and...
Plant Safety Breaks the Cost-Savings Barrier
By Rob Speigel
The profile of plant safety has risen in recent years. Manufacturing executives are well aware that safety infractions...
Explosion protection for bulk solids
By RichJohannes Lottermann, REMBE
All companies that process bulk solids have their own specific features, yet their plants all have...
NEWSin Process Safety
- HSI Limit Switches Earn UL 1203 Certification
- ISA Process Control & Safety Symposium
- ISA accepting applications for 2016 educational scholarships
- Milwaukee Cylinder obtains SIL 3 Certification
- Pilz appoints Ashley Lawman UK Site Engineer
- Exida opens office in Middle East
- HIMA continues double-digit growth
- SCADA cyber security
- Rotork Electro-hydraulic actuators provide safety at India’s tank farms
- Functional Safety - will you pass the test?
- ACHEMA 2015: Safety Excellence - the code for better business
- Honeywell to supply automation and security to LNG terminal
PRODUCT NEWSin Process Safety
Assured Automation updates FireChek thermal shutoffs
Two additional configurations have been added to FireChek thermal shutoffs.
R. Stahl introduces Yodalex Super Series annunciator
Yodalex combines a beacon and horn for use in hazardous areas.
FSG introduces MH8-GS63 safe absolute encoders
The devices are designed for operation in hazardous environments and for applications with safety-related requirements as per SIL2 and PLd.
MEDIAin Process Safety
RESOURCESin Process Safety
The Performance-based Fire and Gas Systems Engineering Handbook is a guide to designing and implementing performance-based Fire and Gas Systems...
The SERH database provides a collection of failure rate data that is applicable for use in Safety Instrumented System (SIS) conceptual design...
Available for download on iTunes and Google Play, this app is a compliance and training oriented approach to shared safety moments.
WHITE PAPERSin Process Safety
By Gary Prentice, Moore Industries
White paper shows how to select the best sensor for a particular application and ways to improve the accuracy...
By Moore Industries
When Tank Farm facilities are facing capacity limits, that translates into greater safety risks, and need for better systems...
Modifications in IEC 61508 regulations mean that industrial automation system designers and users must give new consideration to topics such as SIL...
CASE STUDIESin Process Safety
Until recently, the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – or drones – was mainly associated with the military. These days,...
The software from MDT manages changes to 16,000 programmable devices in remote areas across the continent and reduces safety risks to employees...
Control Engineering Europe
Europe’s largest pulp, board and paper manufacturer, Stora Enso, migrating the plant from its previous control system...
EVENTSin Process Safety
The Emerson Global Users Exchange is more than an industry-leading technical conference…it is a community of manufacturing leaders committed to extracting the most from their automation investment…and sharing their learning with each other.
The 8th International Conference on Safety of Industrial Automated Systems will be a forum to share proven safety solutions, identify emerging OSH (Occupational Safety and Health) risks in good time and discuss chances and drawbacks of technology advances .
With the leading trade fairs taking place in parallel, HANNOVER MESSE covers a wider range of themes and exhibits than any other event – R&D, industrial automation and IT, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as energy and environmental technology. in 2016, the USA is making its debut as the Partner Country at the world’s largest industrial technology event.
TRAININGin Process Safety
Learn how software developments are being utilized in the collection Proven In Use (PIU) data and the self-certification of devices. Two of the industry’s top process safety experts will share their insights in this exclusive webinar, which includes an extended Q&A session so you can get expert advice on the spot.
Learn OSHA requirements and guidelines applicable to various industry activities and operations in this OSHA 10 hour course.
This course focuses on the engineering requirements for the specification, design, analysis, and justification of safety instrumented systems for the process industries. Students will learn how to determine safety integrity levels and evaluate whether proposed or existing systems meet the performance and documentation requirements defined in the ISA 84 (IEC61511) standard.