Articles & News on Situational Awareness

Case Study: Werma's Red Flashing Beacons Warn Citizens When the Fire Service is Called Out

  • January 19, 2022
  • Case Study

In Bad Säckingen, WERMA's red flashing beacons warn citizens when the fire service is called out. "When we receive an alert, every second counts," said Mark Jagenow, who has volunteered as a deputy commander for the past six years.

EDC Will Use Honeywell Forge Alarm Management to Improve Safety and Performance

  • December 17, 2021
  • News

Energy Development Corporation will use Honeywell Forge and Alarm Performance Optimizer to enhance alarm management across multiple sites.

Meet 2021 ISA Fellow David Strobhar

  • by Melissa Landon
  • September 21, 2021
  • Feature

David Strobhar, one of three ISA Fellows named in 2021, is being honored for applying human factors in control system human machine interfaces and alarm management to improve safety and productivity.

From Alarm Floods to ‘Highly Protected’ Status

  • by Ryan Scofield, Tracy Blauvelt-Heilaman & Susan Chambers
  • September 7, 2021
  • Feature

The Solvay Novecare chemical plant reduced downtime and improved safety by tackling an alarm management overhaul. This article was originally published in InTech's July/August issue.

Meet 2020 ISA Fellow Donald Dunn

  • by Melissa Landon
  • August 23, 2021
  • News

As an ISA Fellow, Donald Dunn is being honored for many years of work on the education and standardization of terminology, as well as requirements and guidance related to alarm management and process industry safety. This article was originally published in InTech's July/August issue.

RFPIO Doubles Growth, Integrates New Product Features and Receives Industry Recognition in 2020

  • January 7, 2021
  • News

Leading response management software company charts continued growth after expanding headcount and customer base during fifth anniversary year.

Smart Building Opportunities for Printed Sensors

  • by Matthew Dyson
  • January 5, 2021
  • Feature

Smart buildings promise automated control of the buildings' operations, along with integrated technology for human-machine interactions. Such functionality requires multiple sensors, to which printed/flexible electronics are very well suited due to their low weight and thin-film form factor.

EXELE helps Aqua America enhance alarm notification capabilities

  • May 13, 2020
  • Case Study

Aqua America’s existing alarm notification system at the PA facility was experiencing frequent failures, which eventually lead to a catastrophic failure of the entire alarm notification system. Aqua America turned to TopView Alarm and Notification software for their new platform.

Situational Awareness is the Key to Protecting OT systems from Cyberattacks

  • October 12, 2018
  • Feature

By Nina Hesby Tvedt, Secure-NOK As owners and operators find themselves faced with security challenges that were unthinkable to most less than a decade ago, society’s concern is rising for good reason.

OSI's Enhanced Situational Awareness system chosen by Canadian power company to improve efficiency

  • February 13, 2017
  • News

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is the primary generator of electricity in Newfoundland and Labrador. This system is intended to improve the company’s operational effectiveness in complex and dynamic operational environments.