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MSE 160 - Alarm Management Standards and Best Practices

Code Start Date Duration Venue Fees
MSE 160 08 September 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MSE 160 06 October 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MSE 160 03 November 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MSE 160 01 December 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MSE 160 12 January 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MSE 160 09 February 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MSE 160 08 March 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MSE 160 05 April 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MSE 160 03 May 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MSE 160 28 June 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MSE 160 19 July 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MSE 160 23 August 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MSE 160 20 September 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MSE 160 18 October 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MSE 160 15 November 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
MSE 160 13 December 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Alarm management is a system for prioritizing, grouping and classifying alerts and event notifications. The definition of an ‘alarm’ is of central importance when establishing an alarm management program. All alarms require an operator response or there is a consequence. In this course, participants will learn how to establish an alarm management system, and get it to work properly. 

Course Objectives

  • Learning about design and implementation of alarms
  • Improving situation awareness and decision support 
  • Determining if the event is an alarm
  • Developing standard treatments to advanced alarming scenarios
  • Identify which alarms are suppressed or disabled

Who Should Attend?

  • Automation, Chemical, and Process Engineers
  • Installation and maintenance technicians
  • Instrumentation and Control Engineers
  • Process Operators
  • Production and Project Managers
  • Other professionals who want a better understanding of the subject 

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Management of alarm systems for the process industries
  • Misapplication of modern technology
  • Emergence of industry standards
  • Main standards for alarm management
  • Hazard analysis
  • Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS)
  • Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA)

Day 2

  • Rationalization
  • Documented alarm design requirements
  • Alarm justification
  • Priority
  • Alarm thresholds
  • Expected operator action 

Day 3

  • Identification of the alarm lifecycle
  • Design of the alarm lifecycle
  • HMIs for alarms
  • Advanced alarm design: dynamic alarm suppression
  • Alarm system testing
  • Alarm maintenance
  • Alarm shelving
  • Alarm response procedures

Day 4

  • Maintenance
  • Simulate inputs and test the annunciators
  • Monitoring and assessment
  • Alarm system configuration 
  • Most frequent alarms issues 

Day 5

  • Dynamic alarming
  • Management of change
  • Unaudited set point changes
  • Reporting suppressed and disabled alarms
  • Automated notification to relevant stakeholders