Misconceptions regarding SIL
Do these statements sound familiar? "Having SIL means I've achieved safety" "Having a certificate means I’ve complied with the SIL" "Having redundancy means I’m safer" "Install SIL and forget about it" "Having SIL means the plant is running"
Basic Safety Functions Explained: Turbomachinery
In this instalment of our blog series, we put the focus on turbomachinery. This article introduces the fundamentals of turbomachinery – including pumps, compressors, and turbines – and explains how to keep it operating safely.
Chinese Industrial Safety: The End of the Great Fall?
Further accidents in industrial sectors highlight a need for China to reconsider its safety strategy. A particularly severe incident took place in Jiangsu – during which 78 were killed and a further 640 hospitalized – after a factory blaze.
Chemical Plant Explosion: What’s the State of Industrial Safety in China?
Last week, 78 people were killed in an explosion at a pesticide plant in the city of Yancheng, Jiangsu province. It was one of the most serious industrial accidents in China in recent years. How do Chinese companies approach industrial safety – and what role does functional safety play?