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exida Launches Self-Paced Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) with exSILentia Course


  October 02, 2019

Sellersville, PA: The global leader in functional safety, industrial cybersecurity, and alarm management for the process industries, exida, has launched self-paced training course FSE 243: Layer of Protection Analysis with exSILentia.

FSE 243 explains how the exSILentia LOPAx™ module is used to conduct a Layer of Protection Analysis. This course is targeted towards students that have a general understanding of layer of protection analysis and safety requirements specifications who want to learn how to leverage the advanced features of LOPAx™. It will cover how to analyze hazard scenarios considering the frequency of initiating events and the probability of failure for each independent protection layer (IPL) as well as enabling conditions and conditional modifiers. This course will show how to calculate the required Risk Reduction Factor of an IPL and identify Safety Instrumented Functions (SIF). It will teach users how to transfer data from PHAx™ to LOPAx™.

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