FEATURED ARTICLESin Process Safety
Effectively track personnel in hazardous environments
This article describes the strengths and weaknesses of various tracking technologies and their efficacy in a metallic...
Dive right in – a thorough approach to process safety
By Conrad Ellison, ABB
Although the scope of a Deep Dive audit is limited when compared to a conventional PSM audit, it provides a high...
Safety and Security - Preventing cybersecurity attacks in safety systems
By Luis Duran, ABB
The concerns that a targeted cyber attack can disable or affect the safety instrumented systems performance and...
Intrinsic Safety: a barrier to harmony?
Control Engineering Europe
By Peter Gardner, Turck Banner.
The debate about Intrinsic Safety is dynamic and ongoing and will continue back and...
NEWSin Process Safety
- Honeywell to automate LNG terminal in Finland
- Yokogawa to control methanol plant in Beaumont, TX
- Honeywell to control refinery in Iraq
- Shenzhen INVT lab certified by UL
- Raytek MI3 Sensors obtain Ex-proof certification
- R. STAHL named IECEx Recognised Training Provider
- AW-Lake obtains ATEX and IECEx certifications for flow sensors
- exida announces winners of their 2015 safety awards
- Emerson to automate Sasol petrochemical plant
- Harting achieves UL 508 recognition for connectors
- Westermo RedFox Ethernet switch certified for hazardous areas
- HIMA appoints Heinz Plaga head of IT
PRODUCT NEWSin Process Safety
Mettler Toledo introduces retractable sensor housings
InTrac 781/784 retractable sensor housings have an intelligent locking system that ensures operating safety at all times.
INSYS introduces IMON-U300 wireless fault transmitter
IMON-U300 is equipped with a monitoring app that enables automatic status notifications (text message, e-mail or SNMP) in case of pre-defined...
POSITAL releases rotary encoders for safety-critical systems
The devices are certified to Safety Integrity Level 2 (SIL 2) and Performance Level d (PL d) and feature a PROFINET communications interface as...
MEDIAin Process Safety
RESOURCESin Process Safety
The 2016 Edition has a comprehensive listing of NEMA electrical standards as well as an extensive directory of manufacturers and their products.
Pass provides unlimited access to process safety training courses along with other benefits for one low fee, representing a 90% discount from list...
The guide touches on personal protective equipment (PPE), facility safety instructions and machine/equipment/process protocols, showing how visual...
WHITE PAPERSin Process Safety
“Electrical Arcs” explains how arcing develops, the dangers of electrical arcs and various means of arc suppression.
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...
CASE STUDIESin Process Safety
Greek oil company installs six HIMA safety systems to protect the refinery’s FCC complex, LPG spheres and circulation network, diesel...
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...
EVENTSin Process Safety
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.