ISA Hosts Web Seminar on Alarm Management

  • July 31, 2007
  • News
Houston, TX - July 31, 2007 – ISA and InTech magazine recently hosted an interview with Eddie Habibi and Bill Hollifield, authors of a new ISA book on alarm management entitled: Alarm Management: Seven Effective Methods for Optimum Performance. During the interview with Greg Hale, Editor of InTech magazine, the authors provide an overview of the new ISA book and address the growing importance of alarm management in industry. The recorded web presentation describes how properly designed and maintained alarm systems dramatically improve plant safety, reliability, and profitability. The session includes discussion of how to improve the performance of alarm systems in process plants using a seven step approach that includes:
  • Benchmarking alarm system performance against industry best practices
  • Developing a detailed and comprehensive alarm philosophy document
  • Implementing proven methods for solving common alarm problems
  • Rationalizing alarms
  • Applying real-time alarm management optimization strategiesThe link to the web recorded seminar, Highly Effective Alarm Management: The Seven Steps, can be found on the ISA website at www.isa.org/websem.cfm?id=8970. The high-impact book on the subject is also available via the ISA website at www.isa.org/alarmmanagement. About ISAISA is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, ISA develops standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; and hosts the largest conference and exhibition for automation professionals in the Western Hemisphere. ISA is the founding sponsor of The Automation Federation.About PASPAS is a leading supplier of software products and consulting services to the process industries worldwide and has been delivering value to customers since 1993. Key applications include Alarm Management, Automation Configuration Management, Control Loop Performance Monitoring, Real-time Performance Metrics Management, and Knowledge Management. Learn More

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