Naranjo, E.

Emerson Automation Solutions, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Edward Naranjo is Director of Fire and Gas Systems for Emerson’s Rosemount products. He is an ISA Fellow and a certified functional safety engineer with 16 yr of experience in flame and gas detection. He holds a BS degree and a PhD, both in chemical engineering, from Caltech and the University of California, Santa Barbara, respectively, as well as an MBA degree from the University of Chicago.

How changes to functional safety standards can optimize fire and gas detection

Naranjo, E., Emerson Automation Solutions

ANSI/ISA-84 is one of the most influential standards in functional safety and has been a driver for instrumented process safety improvements over the last 20 yr. It is a comprehensive norm covering a wide range of aspects related to functional safety in process industries, including the entire life cycle of designing, implementing and operating safety systems.