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Awards cap productive year for ISA standards

ISA's Standards and Practices Department annually publishes 10-15 new or revised standards and technical reports that improve the safety, cybersecurity, and efficiency of industrial processes. Each year the department's governing body, the ISA S&P Board, presents department-level awards in recognition of outstanding efforts that have resulted in these documents or in other significant outcomes for an ISA standards committee.

Maurice Wilkins, PhD

For 2017, the following individuals were announced as award recipients by Maurice Wilkins, PhD, of Yokogawa and 2017-18 vice president of ISA's S&P Department, for their expertise and leadership in developing several key documents:

ISA-TR18.2.7, Alarm Management When Utilizing Packaged Systems
Provides guidance on how to integrate packaged systems into a basic process control system-based centralized alarm system. The technical report addresses various issues that can arise when ISA-18.2-2016 work processes are applied to facilities where packaged systems are used, providing guidance on how to successfully apply ISA-18.2 in those situations.

Graham Nasby, City of Guelph Water Services, ISA18 Working Group 7 co-chair
Joseph S. Alford, consultant, ISA18 Working Group 7 co-chair
John E. Bogdan, J Bogdan Consulting
Bill Hollifield, PAS Global
Darwin E. Logerot, ProSys
Leila Myers, ILS-Automation
Bob Weibel, TiPS Inc


ISA-TR84.00.09, Cybersecurity Related to the Functional Safety Lifecycle
Sets forth guidance on integrating the cybersecurity life cycle with the safety life cycle as they relate to safety controls, alarms, and interlocks, inclusive of safety instrumented systems.

Hal Thomas, exida, ISA84 Working Group 9 chair
David L. Bennett, Phillips 66
John D. Day, Air Products and Chemicals
David A. Deibert, Air Products and Chemicals
Eloise L. Roche, SIS-Tech Solutions
Nagappan Muthiah, Wood Automation and Control

ISA-TR84.00.08, Guidance for Application of Wireless Sensor Technology to Non-SIS Independent Protection Layers
Addresses wireless technology-based sensors that are used in independent protection layers (IPLs) providing a risk reduction factor of less than or equal to 10 (non-SIS IPL) by the authority having jurisdiction (typically the owner/operator or local regulatory authority) and establishes guidance for their use in the process sector.

Kevin Klein, Chevron ETC Process Automation, ISA84 Working Group 8 co-chair
Greg LaFramboise, consultant, ISA84 Working Group 8 co-chair
Ted Schnaare, Emerson, ISA84 Working Group 8 co-chair

ISA-TR100.20.01, Common Network Management: Concepts and Terminology
Provides an overview of the principles and concepts of common network management (CNM), the related terminology, and the expected benefits from adopting a CNM standard.

Herman Storey, Herman Storey Consulting, ISA100 Working Group 20 co-chair
Patrick Kinney, Kinney Consulting, ISA100 Working Group 20 co-chair
Patricia E. Brett, Honeywell
Dr. Penny Pei Chen, Yokogawa

ISA-RP105.00.01, Management of a Calibration Program for Industrial Automation and Control Systems
Sets forth the basic framework for developing and maintaining a consistent calibration program for industrial automation and control systems, including instrumentation used in safety instrumented systems.

Jim Federlein, Federlein & Associate, ISA105 chair
Leo Staples, Automation Solutions Advisors

For information on viewing or obtaining ANSI/ISA-18.2-2016 and the supporting technical reports, visit www.isa.org/findstandards. For information on the ISA18, contact Charley Robinson, ISA Standards, crobinson@isa.org.

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