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Document ID (ISN)111207
CIS number 10-0858
ISSN - Serial title 0137-4990 - Ergonomia
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Shahriari M., Shee A., Írtengren R.
Title Evaluation of the alarm system in an oil refinery - An improvement approach
Bibliographic information Jan-Mar. 2006, Vol. 28, No.1. p.53-68. Illus. 16 ref.
Abstract The objective of this study was to evaluate and improve the alarm system in the control room of an oil refinery in Northern Europe. It involved on-site observations during several weeks, together with a review of historical incidents having caused alarms. Although the system was found to be generally safe, some improvements are proposed.
Descriptors (primary) equipment testing; alarm systems; petroleum refining
Descriptors (secondary) safety engineering; reliability
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Safety organization and training
Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Safety devices
Safety supervision