Modern Measures of Risk Reduction in Industrial Processes

Jan Maciej Kościelny, Michał Syfert, Bartłomiej Fajdek
2019 Journal of Automation, Mobile Robotics & Intelligent Systems  
The article describes standard safety-protection layers according to EN 61511 standard. Their aim is to reduce risk, thus to decrease the frequency of occurrence of threatening incidents and/or consequences of such incidents. The aim of the article was to present currently developed means of increasing process safety, which are not included in the standards. There are described: advisory diagnostic systems, fault tolerant control systems, process simulators for operators training and IT systems
more » ... supporting safety. Such components can be treated as additional layers of process protection. A simple example comparing the operation of alarm and diagnostic systems as well as the example of the fault tolerant control system of the level in the drum boiler in sugar factory are given.
doi:10.14313/jamris_1-2019/3 fatcat:e4fmnlrjmffn3mo5onf44rynzi