Ian Nimmo to instruct at PAS' Alarm Management Workshop

  • November 07, 2006
  • PAS Inc.
  • News
Houston, TX – November 7, 2006 – Ian Nimmo, Founder and President of User Centered Design Services, joins PAS at an upcoming Alarm Management Workshop as a co-instructor. Mr. Nimmo will bring a strong focus on Abnormal Situation Management (ASM) to help teach the seven steps to effective alarm management together with Bill Hollifield, PAS Principal Alarm Management Consultant, in San Francisco on December 7th and 8th. With over 30 years of experience in the processing industry, unparalleled leadership in the area of ASM and over 100 published papers, Ian brings significant added value for attendees to the workshop in San Francisco. The Alarm Management Workshop Series hosted by PAS has been well received among process industry professionals. "This is a fast-paced, in-depth workshop covering everything you should know to begin an alarm management effort" - Operations Support Manager, Premier Specialty Chemical Manufacturer. PAS’ unique hands-on workshop is designed to help process and control professionals resolve alarm issues in seven simple steps by teaching proven methods to: 1. Proactively manage an alarm system 2. Resolve problems, such as nuisance and chattering alarms 3. Reduce unplanned production time and shutdowns The workshop is based around The Alarm Management Handbook, written by Eddie Habibi and Bill Hollifield of PAS with a foreword by Ian Nimmo. Workshop attendees receive AMCP Certification, and are eligible to receive 14 Professional Development Hours or 1 Professional Engineering Continuing Education Credit. About User Centered Design Services, LLC (UCDS) User Centered Design Services is a U.S. based Organization serving world wide clients. The collective background of this organization’s founders brings over 50 years of experience in the Refining and Petrochemicals industries. Its first-hand plant experience enables us to design an overall work environment that optimizes operator and organizational performance. The company’s extensive expertise, coupled with key industry affiliations, provides the framework for successfully meeting our clients’ business objectives. Since its inception, User Centered Design Services, LLC has demonstrated its diversity by actively engaging clients in all regions of the world. Learn More

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