SIL Awareness for Control / Electrical Technicians

Are your control / electrical engineering teams aware of the requirements of IEC 61508 / 61511 compliance for the trips and alarms installed within your asset?

With the advent of the IEC 61508 / 61511 standards there are best practice requirements for the specification, installation, inspection, maintenance and repair of Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) installed within the workplace. ABB Consulting will help you to achieve and maintain compliance for your assets. Providing a practical perspective based on real life experience comes naturally.

Course synopsis
As part of your overall basis of safety management requirements, an end user operator will be required to provide the facility control / electrical technicians with awareness training in the requirements of Safety Instrumented System maintenance.

This short course is designed to give you an appreciation of the following:
- a brief introduction to the IEC 61508 / 61511 standards and the guidance for operating, maintaining and managing SIS
- an introduction to risk and the concept of Safety Integrity Level (SIS)
- an overview of designing a Safety Instrumented Function
- the importance of testing and maintaining Safety Instrument Functions
- the need for documentation and records to support the operational basis of safety

  • When

  • Thursday, 28 September, 2017
    8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Where

  • ABB Consulting Head Offices
    Daresbury Park
    Daresbury
    Warrington, Cheshire WA4 4BT
    +44 (0) 1925 741111

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