ISA NEWS RELEASE
Contact: Jennifer Infantino
ISA Releases "Alarm Management: Seven Effective Methods for Optimum Performance"
Research Triangle Park, NC (16 April 2007) - ISA recently announced the publication of "Alarm Management: Seven Effective Methods for Optimum Performance" by Bill R. Hollifield and Eddie Habibi.
This book describes how properly designed and maintained alarm systems can drastically help to improve plant safety, reliability, and profitability. Using seven effective methods, the authors explain how you can improve the performance of your alarm systems, including benchmarking an alarm system performance against industry best practices, developing an alarm philosophy document, rationalizing alarms, and applying real-time alarm management optimization strategies.
Combining more than a decade of research with experiences from alarm management professionals, this comprehensive resource brings you field-proven methodologies that have helped industrial plants around the world improve their alarm management systems.
For more information on this resource, or any of the resources that ISA offers, visit www.isa.org/books.
Founded in 1945, ISA (www.isa.org) is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, ISA develops standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; and hosts the largest conference and exhibition for automation professionals in the Western Hemisphere. ISA is the founding sponsor of The Automation Federation (www.automationfederation.org).