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Alarm Management System Training Course

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Course Overview

What is the purpose of alarm management? Currently, process plants experience significant challenges that considerably affect their productivity, efficiency, product quality, safety, integrity, and security. A well design alarm management system can address these trials and challenges whereas a poorly designed alarm management system can trigger serious consequences and become a nuisance to plant operators and other personnel.

Plant personnel dealing with the above issues should attend this training course to learn and apply best practices of alarm management using real-world examples and tools. Participants will return to their jobs not only with an enhanced understanding of alarm management best practices but equipped with a practical set of techniques, procedures and tools to optimize and enhance their alarm management system. Also, to increase the productivity, efficiency, product quality, safety, integrity, and security of their processes.

This Zoe training course will empower you with the consciousness of knowing P & ID Diagrams, Process Control, Process Safeguarding, Alarm Management Principles and Alarm Philosophy, Alarm Identification and Rationalization, Alarm Design, Application, Function, Operation and Maintenance, Alarm Performance Monitoring and Assessment and use of Hands-on Tools for Alarm Rationalization, Design, Implementation, and Operation.

Course Objectives

Upon completing this Alarm Management System training course successfully, participants will be able to:

  • Understand and know the fundamentals of Alarm Management and Alarm Philosophy
  • Apply procedures for Alarm Rationalization
  • Apply procedures and techniques for Alarm Design, Implementation, Operation and Maintenance
  • Operate procedures for Alarm Performance Monitoring and Assessment
  • Implement Alarm Management Procedures using hands-on tools

Training Methodology

This ZOE Alarm Management System training course has been designed for novice and experienced engineers, operators, and technicians. The training approach is a combination of instructor presentations and case studies.

This is followed by a series of videos concerning the main course topics. Instructor led hands-on practical’s using tools for alarm rationalization, design, implementation, operation and maintenance, performance monitoring and assessment complement this.

Throughout the training course, participants will learn through active participation using the tools followed by review exercises and questionnaires of each major topic.

Zoe Talent Solutions follows the ‘Do-Review-Learn-Apply’ model.

Organisational Benefits

Companies who nominate their employees to participate in Alarm Management System course can benefit in the following ways:

  • Participants will review the most significant concepts of alarm management principles and alarm philosophy
  • Learn how to apply procedures and techniques for alarm rationalization, design, implementation, operation and maintenance, performance monitoring and assessment
  • Get hands-on experience on implementing alarm management procedures using various tools

Personal Benefits

Individuals who participate in this Alarm Management System course can gain from it in the following ways:

  • Participate in a specialized course in alarm management adding to their knowledge on instrumentation and process control and safeguarding
  • Acquire in depth knowledge of using alarm management as a layer of protection
  • Become familiar with a range of alarm management procedures
  • Participate in hands-on practical, drills and workshops
  • Network with fellow participants

Who Should Attend?

Alarm Management System training course would be suitable for:

  • Automation, Chemical, and Process Engineers
  • Installation and Maintenance Technicians
  • Instrumentation and Control Engineers
  • Process Operators
  • Production and Project Managers
  • Other Professionals who are seeking better understanding of the subject matter

Course Outline

MODULE 1:  Introduction to Alarm Management and a Review of P&ID and Process Control Safeguarding

  • What is Alarm Management?
  • Key standards for Alarm Management: ISA 18.2, EEMUA 191, IEC 62682
  • Review of P & ID Diagrams
  • Review of Process Control Systems, BPCS
  • Review of Process Control Safeguarding
  • Hazard Analysis
  • Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS)
  • Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA)
  • Safeguarding Examples
  • Alarm Management as a layer of LOPA
  • Benefits of Alarm Management

MODULE 2:  Alarm Issues, Alarm Principles and Philosophy

  • What is an Alarm?
  • Alarm Issues
  • Alarm Proliferation
  • Nuisance Alarms
  • Operator Overload
  • Alarm Management Principles
  • Alarm Management Philosophy
  • Alarm Philosophy Document
  • Alarm Management Lifecycle
  • Alarm Identification

MODULE 3:  Alarm Rationalization

  • Alarm Objective Analysis
  • Documenting Operator Response Time
  • Assigning Alarm Priorities
  • Classifying Alarms
  • Defining Alarm Attributes
  • Assessing the Need of Advanced Alarming
  • Procedures and Configuration Examples

MODULE 4: Alarm Design, Implementation, Operation and Maintenance

  • Basic Alarm Design
  • Application of Alarm Dead Band (hysteresis)
  • Application of On / Off Delays
  • Alarms and Interlocks
  • SIS / ESD Alarms
  • HMIs for Alarms
  • Advanced Alarm Design: Dynamic Alarm Suppression
  • Alarm System Testing
  • Alarm Maintenance
  • Alarm Shelving
  • Alarm Response Procedures

MODULE 5: Alarm Performance Monitoring and Assessment

  • Alarm Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Alarm System Performance Reporting
  • Alarm Analysis
  • Annunciated Alarm Rate
  • Alarm Flooding
  • Out of Service Alarms
  • Chattering, Redundant, Shelved Alarms
  • Alarm Reporting
  • Alarm Audits
  • Course Summary

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