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SIL & The Process Safety Lifecycle


To confirm Process Safety Compliance in your plant or address compliance issues in a new project, you will require a fundamental understanding of SIL; To achieve compliance SIL Achieved ≥ SIL Required.



  • Hazard Analysis – HAZOP’s
  • HAZOP’s – their current role in safety systems
  • Key outputs required from HAZOP’s
  • Techniques for a successful HAZOP

Safety Requirements Specification – LOPA

  • Layer of protection analysis(LOPA) explanation
  • Using HAZOP results
  • Arriving at Safety Requirements Specification(SRS)
  • Define the required SIL Level

Safety System Realisation

  • Safety Requirements Specification to actual design
  • Safety System architectures
  • Detailed design – Hardware & Software

Safety System Validation

  • Design stage validation
  • Installation validation techniques
  • Maintenance and management

Workshop and Case Studies

  • Tank Farm Installation - SIL 2 application
  • Buncefield Accident - What can we learn?
  • Reactor Safety Interlocks
  • Nitrogen purging - SIS
  • Agitator speed monitoring

Target group

This professional training course is most suited to Process Engineers,Chemical Engineers, Instrument/Electrical Engineers, Production Managers, EHS Managers, Project Engineers/Managers

In house at your company

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Duration 1 Day
9.00 to 5.00 pm
Maximum number of delegates 10
Price On Request
Further informations
Dates and registration
On request

Public Training - Cork

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Duration 1 Day
9.00 to 5.00 pm
Maximum number of delegates N/A
Price €350 per person
Further informations
Dates and registration

Pilz Ireland
Cork Business and Technology Park, Model Farm Road

Telephone: +353 21 4346535