Functional Safety for Oil and Gas Process Applications, featuring HAZOP, SIL & LOPA

Process Safebook 1 is a new 170 page book that provides an introduction to functional safety for process applications and guidance in the application of IEC 61511. This is the process industry-specific implementation of IEC 61508 that covers the safety management of electrical, electronic and programmable electronic systems throughout their lives, from concept to decommissioning. The book offers a wealth of useful information and presents examples using clearly illustrated and visual methods.

The Process Safebook 1 covers:

  • Safety Lifecycle
  • Risk and Risk Reduction
  • The ALARP Principle
  • Determining SIL Targets
  • Risk Graphs
  • Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA)
  • Allocation of Safety Functions
  • Safety Requirements Specification for the SIS
  • Design and Engineering of the SIS
  • Reliability Techniques
  • SIL Verification
  • SIF Probability of Failure, IEC 61511-1
  • Installation, Commissioning and Validation, IEC 61511-1
  • Operation and Maintenance, IEC 61511-1
  • Modification and Decommissioning, IEC 61511-1
  • Functional Safety, Assessment and Auditing