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Operator response to alarms is an important protection layer

03.01.2013  |  Limaye, R. ,  Praxair, Houston, Texas

Keywords: [alarm] [alarm management] [operator response] [protection layer] [safety instrumented function] [safety integrity] [ISA84] [ISA18.2] [LOPA ]

Operator response to alarms is important layers of protection (LOP). When implemented with good design, engineering and maintenance practices, an alarm can help reduce the safety integrity level (SIL) of a safety instrumented function (SIF).

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