exida releases PHAXprocess hazard analysis software

  • April 26, 2011
  • exida
  • News

April 26, 2011 - exida released PHAX, a software module within the exSILentia suite of safety lifecycle tools that guides users through the Hazard and Operability study (HAZOP) process. The module helps identify and document hazards, hazardous events and associated sequence of events. It documents important facts while assigning attributes to safeguards and recommendations identified as potential SIFs or Alarms. The tool also simplifies information flow from PHA to Safety Integrity Level (SIL) selection/verification and alarm rationalization viadirect data exchange with exida’s exSILentia and SILAlarm tools. “Integrating PHAX with exSILentia and SILAlarm allows HAZOP result tracking throughout the safety and alarm management lifecycles defined by the IEC 61511/ISA 84 and ISA-18.2 standards,” said Iwan van Beurden, director of engineering for exida. “This provides traceability and helps manages changes that may impact HAZOP results.” About exida: exida is a system consulting, product test, and assessment agency rich with functional safety & security expertise and experience.exida has performed more process control safety certifications than any other company worldwide. exida's main offices are located in Sellersville, PA, USA and Munich, Germany. exida has worldwide operations with service centers in Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Netherlands, and New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

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