Quite often many control systems are implemented without the proper attention given to alarm handling and the proper response for operators. Because many systems require virtually no effort to set up alarms this makes the problem even worse as many alarms are added unnecessarily.
We Can Help You Meet ISA-18.2
The risk here is that when a critical alarm occurs, the operator may miss it and fail to take action causing a catastrophic situation. To address this issue, ISA has developed the standard called ISA-18.2 – Management of Alarm Systems for the Process Industries and EEMUA-191 Alarm Systems – A Guide to Design, Management and Procurement. Cross Company is very familiar with these standards approach and we can assist you with current or future control systems to review your alarm management and reduce unnecessary alarms. It is also probable that in the very near future, insurance companies and regulatory bodies will adopt these standards and it will become a business necessity.
Let Cross Company assist you with your Alarm Management to reduce your risk. We can connect to and evaluate virtually any type of control system and improve your alarm management.