exida Recorded Webinars

Functional Safety Management Planning, Part 3 - Implementation, Operation and Beyond

Recording Date: July 2017

This is the third in a series of three webinars on Functional Safety Management Planning. Part 3 focuses on verification, implementation and operation elements of the safety lifecycle. In part 2, lifecycle verification requirements are enumerated and an approach to implementation were suggested. Part 3 will highlight several challenges frequently experienced in verification and how these can affect the final validation. Tips to vet certificates and failure rate data are provided. Key requirements for the implementation and monitoring plan are given and supporting procedures are suggested. Finally, we will discuss requirements modification and decommissioning.

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About the Presenter:

Denise Chastain Knight, P.E., CFSE, CCPSC

Denise Chastain Knight Denise Chastain Knight P.E., CFSE, CCPSC has 31 years’ experience in engineering design, process improvements, process risk analysis and safety instrumented system implementation.  Her recent responsibilities included coordination of risk management, process safety management, combustible dust and functional safety programs for a global consulting, design, design-build, operations, and program management firm. She has been technical lead for IEC 615811 compliance projects in the oil& gas, chemical and power industries for clients in multiple countries.  Denise holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and is an inductee of the Council of Outstanding Young Engineering Alumni. She was voted Georgia’s Young Engineer of the Year in 1994, past chair of the NCEES PE Chemical Engineering Exam Development Committee, chaired the AIChE Body of Knowledge Development Team, and an AIChE Fellow. Denise represents exida on the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) Technical Steering Committee.