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HP Control: Perspectives on ANSI/ISA 84.00.01-2004 (IEC61511): an emerging international consensus standard

The ISA Standards & Practices' Committee Guide states that its ?purpose is to gather and integrate all pertinent technical information . . . in order to develop the best possible consensus standard.? ..

Summers, A., SIS-Tech Solutions, LLC

The ISA Standards & Practices' Committee Guide states that its ?purpose is to gather and integrate all pertinent technical information . . . in order to develop the best possible consensus standard.? Consensus means that the majority agree with the outcome. SP84 has participated in the development of an international, consensus standard for safety instrumented systems (SISs). OSHA states that a user should define ?the codes and standards relied on to establish good engineering practice.? Ken Bond, Shell Chemical Co. (retired), stated at the 1999 Texas A&M University Instrumentation Symposium, ?Good engineering practice means that you are staying with the herd.? Continuous improvemen

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