From plant start up to shut down, ACE systems are found in virtually every operational process. From the alarm system and control desk, to emissions monitoring and on-line analysers, organisations are increasingly reliant on them, bringing the importance of their maintenance and reliability into sharp focus. EEMUA members benefit from sharing technical experience on emerging technologies, regulatory visits, effective working practices and equipment faults or failures. EEMUA enables members to stay abreast of new and revised standards and to help shape those standards as they develop.
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Add to basket If you are a user from an EEMUA member company, please log in and download your complimentary digital edition here. Alarm systems form an essential part of the operator interfaces to large modern industrial facilities. They provide vital support to the operators by warning them of situations that need their attention and have an important role in preventing, controlling and mitigating the effects of abnormal situations.
Since it was first published in , EEMUA has become the globally accepted and leading guide to good practice for all aspects of alarm systems. Providing clear guidance for both existing and new alarm systems Written by alarm systems experts working on high hazard sites Informed by real-world process safety experiences Acknowledged as good practice by leading regulators Aligned with international standards Contributing to plant safety, efficiency and compliance Globally applicable across a wide range of industry sectors The publication, developed by users of alarm systems with input from the GB Health and Safety Executive, gives comprehensive guidance on designing, managing and procuring an effective alarm system.
It is intended to help in improving existing systems and in developing new facilities during plant construction or during alarm system refurbishments. Both of the international standards for the management of alarm systems for the process industries, ISA The new Third Edition has been comprehensively updated and includes guidance on implementing the alarm management philosophy in practice; applications in geographically distributed processes; and performance metrics and KPIs.
EEMUA is primarily concerned with alarm systems provided for people operating industrial processes. These include alarm systems in industries such as chemical manufacture, power generation, oil and gas extraction and refining and others. However, much of the guidance is generic and with appropriate interpretation can be applied in other sectors. Watch this short introductory video. Not found what you are looking for?
EEMUA 191 Alarm Systems e-learning
The new Edition, issued with the endorsement of the GB Health and Safety Executive, provides comprehensively revised guidance on designing, managing and procuring an effective alarm system. New for this Edition are Chapters on HCI management techniques and alarm configuration, and Appendices covering: alarm suppression; geographically distributed processes; intelligent fault detection; requirements for alarms; and supporting checklists. Following the guidance given in EEMUA Edition 3 should result in better alarm systems that are more usable and that result in safer and more cost-effective industrial operations. Since it was first published in , EEMUA has become the globally accepted and leading guide to good practice for alarm management. The Publication is aimed at all those who are about to embark on, or are currently undertaking, an alarm rationalisation process or any other alarm management project.
Better alarms handling: EEMUA launches new edition of industry's guidelines on alarm management