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The Need to Measure SIS Performance

Recording Date: November 2021

The webinar addresses the IEC61511 2016 update to include changes to the safety lifecycle requirements, specifically to undertake a periodic SIS performance assessment via a Functional Safety Assessment (FSA) 4. Although this requirement has been adopted in other parts of the world, it appears that here in the US this is not yet a common practice. This webinar explores some of the reasons and benefits as to why conducting an FSA 4 is prudent and practical and, how, rather than wasting money, will actually help save money.

What you will learn?

  • What affects the SIS and SIF performance
  • What constitutes the right approach
  • What metrics can be used for tracking
  • What are the benefits of an FSA 4
  • How to utilize this information properly

Who should attend?

  • PSM Managers
  • Plant Managers, Supervisors and SIS Managers
  • SIS engineers
  • Operations and maintenance personnel

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About the Presenter:

Steve Gandy, CFSP

Steve Gandy Steve Gandy joined exida as VP of Global Business Development, from Metso, bringing with him 35 years of experience of industrial controls and safety experience. He was responsible for sales and operations in Asia for Metso, setting up their India subsidiary and China energy and process team. Steve was also responsible for managing Metso’s VAR partners in the region, as well as developing new markets in Vietnam, Egypt, Indonesia, Ukraine and Guam.