FEATURED ARTICLESin Process Safety
Don’t be a Statistic: Stay Safe with Top 5 Plant Safety Tips
By Jim Hathaway, Wildeck
Here are five things industrial plant operators could do today to create a safer work environment.
How to Predict Contained Dust Collection System Performance
By David Steil, Camfil Air Pollution Control
Surrogate testing offers a way to provide meaningful performance...
Learn from the West Fertilizer Plant Explosion
By Peter Wilmarth, SSOE Group
The chemical industry has many reasons for concern about its blemished safety record. The...
Treat security like safety
By Gold and Baldi, Honewywell
Safety and security work hand in hand in the manufacturing automation arena. As cyber...
NEWSin Process Safety
- ODVA Expands Conformance Testing for EtherNet/IP and Sercos in Germany
- Phoenix Contact contactors receive UL 508 approval
- Baumer obtains UL listing for CleverLevel level switch
- Rotork to supply electro-hydraulic actuators for oil pipeline in Colombia
- ASM Consortium has 20th anniversary
- Phoenix Contact obtains safety ratings for QUINT POWER DC/DC converters
- Cyber Sciences obtains CE and RCM Marks for event recorders
- exida certifies RPC Radiy RadICS logic solver
- WIN-911 Opens Office in Grenoble, France
- PPCL to fix control room alarms at Atlantic LNG plant
- HIMA to supply safety solution to Daqing Petrochemical
- Rockwell Automation Acquires ESC Services
PRODUCT NEWSin Process Safety
Quintex releases Overpressure System 2.0
The system works by creating an overpressure in the enclosure preventing any surrounding explosive atmosphere from entering.
Det-Tronics Adds Ethernet to EQP Fire and Gas Safety Controller
The Ethernet/Modbus TCP/IP interface board allows the controller to communicate with other devices on the Ethernet Local Area Network.
Rexroth introduces LFA pressure relief valves
The pilot-operated LFA_DB_-7X/_E 2/2 safety valves simplify hydraulic circuits and reduce inspection effort during operation.
MEDIAin Process Safety
RESOURCESin Process Safety
The centers provide ABB customers with in-country dedicated and competent functional safety resources for safety instrumented system (SIS) project...
The book has been published for more than 50 years and covers the selection and application of overcurrent protective devices, including code,...
The video shows how the system avoids costly shutdowns related to faulty FOUNDATION Fieldbus or PROFIBUS PA segments.
WHITE PAPERSin Process Safety
By Chris Soranno, SICK Safety Application Specialist
After safety risks have been identified, evaluated and analyzed, there will inevitably be...
By Moore Industries
When a storage facility's tank level rises above safe limits, a logic solver that is part of a Safety Instrumented System...
By Moore Industries
White paper addresses FISCO or Entity devices located in Class I, Division 1 or Zone 0/1 Intrinsically-Safe (I.S.)...
CASE STUDIESin Process Safety
Heide Refinery used two weeks of planned downtime at its pyrolysis plant to migrate to new safety systems.
Control Engineering Europe
When the automatic shutdown control system at the Den Helder low calorific gas processing terminal needed to be...
South African Instrumentation and Control
When Shell Lubricants in the UK needed to replace an aging process alarm system with SIL certified...
EVENTSin Process Safety
The Conference will provide an excellent opportunity for automation professionals interested in enhancing one’s knowledge of industry best practices and appreciate existing/revised regulatory norms in process safety.
This forum will bring together some of the leading companies in the industry to discuss the best practices for promoting a safety culture through technology, hazard analysis and organizational discipline. Petrochemical industries will share their experience in regulations, MOC lessons learned, audit challenges and risk management for complex refineries.
SPS Automation India will be the Tradeshow where automation industry leaders present and explore technology application with users to publish latest technologies and market ready solutions. Display your products among sustainable automation solutions making operations cleaner, safer, secure and more energy efficient.
TRAININGin Process Safety
The TÜV Rheinland Process Hazards & Risk Analysis Workshop trains experienced safety engineers who wish to obtain a Functional Safety PH&RA (TÜV Rheinland) certificate verifying their expertise. The workshop has been reviewed and accepted by TÜV Rheinland, and passing a final exam at the end of the four-day course will earn the certificate. Price: $3,100 CDN
The P&ID Engineering Drawing Interpretation Workshop provides a combination of classroom instruction and workshop exercises focused on critical documentation essential to the safe day-to-day operation of facilities (e.g., P&ID, PFD, Plot Plan, Electrical Area Classification, Piping Drawing, Isometric Drawing, Line List, Tie-In List and Shutdown Keys). Price: $1,495 CDN
This 3-day PHA / HAZOP course is designed to deliver expert instruction on how to successfully plan and execute Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) studies efficiently and effectively. This includes understanding the principles behind each of the major PHA methods (HAZOP, What-if?, Checklist, FMEA), learning how to deal with challenging personalities within the PHA team, and how to avoid common...