Advanced Safety Integrity Level (SIL) Selection (EC52)
Length: 2 days
This course is required for the ISA84 SIL Selection Specialist Certificate Program
This course focuses on further hands-on examples of Safety Integrity Level (SIL) selection using a variety of different techniques and providing more insight into the factors that determine risk reduction requirements. Students will be better able to save their companies time and money through the optimization of system performance requirements.This builds upon the foundation set in ISA's EC50 (Safety Instrumented Systems—Design, Analysis, and Justification).
Certificate Program: This course is required for the ISA84 Safety Instrumented Systems Certificate Program 2. You can register for the course only or for the certificate program which includes course and exam. If you are registering for the certificate program, you should complete an application and document eligibility criteria to sit for the certificate exam prior to taking the course. ISA Course Safety Instrumented Systems—Design, Analysis, and Justification (EC50) or Safety Instrumented Systems: Design, Analysis, and Justification (EC50E) and ISA Certificate Safety Instrumented Systems Certificate Program 1 are prerequisites for Certificate Program 2. Those who successfully complete this course and pass the exam receive the designation of ISA84 SIL Selection Specialist.
You will be able to:
Develop and implement different SIL selection techniques within your organization, including the risk matrix, risk graph, and LOPA (Layer Of Protection Analysis), in order to determine the appropriate level of performance needed of your safety systems. This will prevent you from over or under designing the system requirements and will save your organization time and money.
You will cover:
Recommended Resources: Safety Integrity Level Selection - Systematic Methods Including Layer of Protection Analysis by Edward M. Marszal, PE and Dr. Eric W. Scharpf, MIPENZ
Includes ISA Standards:
Recommended Course Prerequisites:
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