The ISA-18.2 committee on alarm management has launched a new working group (WG7) that is focused on developing a standard, recommended practice, or technical report on the application of alarm management to process plants utilizing multiple packaged equipment systems. The work will be based on and complement the existing ANSI/ISA-18.2 standard “Management of Alarm Systems for the Process Industries.” (2009)
The objective of this group is to define alarm management practices for plants that utilize packaged process equipment systems. In such a plant it is often very challenging to achieve consistency in alarm system design and operation. (Think of how difficult it is to bring alarm data from disparate systems into a common operator HMI in a way that supports an effective operator response).
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