Alarm management certification developed for process industry

07/24/2006


Houston, TX —A 2-day course covering seven steps for successful alarm management is now available from PAS . The hands-on workshop, to be offered at several locations in North America, is based on The Alarm Management Handbook published recently by PAS, and includes a series of computer-based exercises. Topics include developing an alarm philosophy, benchmarking against best practices, controlling and maintaining a system, and justifying alarm management projects.

Methods discussed include how to:

  • Proactively manage an alarm system;

  • Resolve problems, such as nuisance and chattering alarms; and

  • Reduce unplanned production time and shutdowns.

Classes will be held in Houston, Chicago, Detroit, San Francisco, Philadelphia, and Dallas. Cost is $1,195 and includes course booklet, The Alarm Management Handbook, an Alarm Management Certified Professional (AMCP) certificate, an informational CD, breakfast, and lunch. Participants are eligible to receive 14 professional development hours or 1 professional engineering continuing education credit, and become a Level 1 AMCP.

Click here for more information, class dates, or to register.

Jeanine Katzel , senior editor, Control Engineering





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