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Contact: Jennifer Infantino
ISA Hosts Web Seminar on "Highly Effective Alarm Management - The Seven Steps"
Research Triangle Park, NC (2 August 2007) -- ISA and InTech magazine recently hosted an interview with Eddie Habibi and Bill Hollifield, authors of a new ISA book on alarm management entitled "Alarm Management: Seven Effective Methods for Optimum Performance."
During the interview with Greg Hale, Editor of InTech magazine, the authors provide an overview of the new ISA book and address the growing importance of alarm management in industry. The recorded web presentation describes how properly designed and maintained alarm systems dramatically improve plant safety, reliability, and profitability.
The session includes discussion of how to improve the performance of alarm systems in process plants using a seven step approach that
Benchmarking alarm system performance against industry best practices
Developing a detailed and comprehensive alarm philosophy document
Implementing proven methods for solving common alarm problems
Applying real-time alarm management optimization strategies
The link to the web recorded seminar, "Highly Effective Alarm Management: The Seven Steps," can be found on the ISA website at http://www.isa.org/websem.cfm?id=8970.
The high-impact book on the subject is also available via the ISA website at www.isa.org/alarmmanagement.
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).