A SIF gets specified as an automated independent protection layer (IPL), often as the result of a safety integrity level (SIL) target-setting exercise, also known variously as a SIL determination, SIL study or SIL assessment.Like any many other safety engineering activities, designing a safety instrumented ...

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The safety instrumented system PDF was written to provide an overview of key terminology and aspects of the safety life-cycle according to IEC 61511 edition 2. The eBook is aimed at process industry functional safety applications of safety instrumented systems - SIS. It takes many ...

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If you're responsible for a Safety Instrumented System (SIS) with Safety Integrity Level (SIL) rated functions, then you might be wondering where to start with cybersecurity standards for industrial automation and control systems (IACS). Read this blog to find out my personal take.The recently updated ...

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Perhaps you have installed safety systems which date from the 1990's or early turn of this century. If so, you might be wondering whether you need to follow IEC 61511 edition 2 for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) conformance?If your safety system installation pre-dates 2004 then ...

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Read on to see the software buyer's guide table...a comparison of 4 cloud-based software solutions for functional safety. This blog will will look at the main reasons why using such software is better than many traditional approaches, which companies are working in the domain, and ...

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Without effective functional safety assessment and audit, you may never know whether your safety system will perform when it is really needed. That is perhaps a bold statement, but read on if you think you disagree.Read to the end of this blog to get the ...

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