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Case history: Quantifying the benefits of alarm management

11.01.2013  |  Ayral, T. ,  Honeywell Process Solutions, Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaBilyk, J.,  Honeywell , Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaBrown, K.,  Honeywell , Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

By using timely alarms that lead an operator to corrective actions, the goals are to improve plant safety, to increase efficiency and to reduce environmental constraint limit violations.

Keywords: [alarm management] [console alarm] [console operator] [abnormal] [saftey] [DCS]

The role of the process console operator has evolved. These operators are responsible for more equipment (assets), instrumentation, control loops and alarms. The process console operator role has become more complex with the advancement of the distributed control system (DCS).

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