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Is your current safety system compliant to today's safety standard?
Air Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2012

 
Your safety automation infrastructure might have been installed while today’s safety standards (IEC61508 and IEC 61511/ISA 84) were still in development. Some of those safety systems, particularly the ones installed between the late 1980's and early 2000, are either general-purpose PLCs, or not designed as a safety system according to the IEC 61508 standard others might not satisfy current requirements on IEC61508 (Edition 2); overall they were not implemented according to the IEC 61511/ISA84 standard.
 
This workshop covers the changes in the safety standards and the safety life cycle activities involved in modifying or decommissioning an existing system to install certified Safety Systems (i.e System 800xA High Integrity).

Join Control Engineering for this Webcast on Tuesday, March 20, and learn about these changes in the safety standards and the safety life cycle activities involved in modifying or decommissioning an existing system to install certified Safety Systems (i.e. System 800xA High Integrity).

Speakers:

•Luis M. Duran, Safety Systems Business Development Manager, ABB
•Greg Hale, Editor/Founder, Industrial Safety and Security Source and Event Moderator

About Luis M. Duran:
Luis Durán has 22 years of experience in process automation, including application development, Project design and Project Management of Basic Process Control Systems (BPCS), Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) and process simulation software applied to production improvement in Refining, petrochemical and upstream processes. Luis has a BSEE and MBA from Universidad Simon Bolívar in Caracas Venezuela and is a certified Functional Safety Engineer (FSE) by TÜV Rheinland.