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IEC 61511 Operations & Maintenance Course

  • Stafford, TX
    Jul 15, 2020 - Jul 16, 2020

In this course, the student develops an understanding of the requirements for operations and maintenance in IEC 61511. You will also understand the importance in the functional safety lifecycle and how good and bad maintenance impacts the performance of the SIS and its SIFs.

Course Syllabus

  • Develop basic back end safety lifecycle skills to:
    • Understand the operations and maintenance requirements for the SIS and its SIFs
    • Follow useful life of devices, replacing when expired
    • Performing proof testing on time
    • adhering to Mean Time To Restore (MTTR)
  • Introduction, purpose and concepts of the Safety Instrumented Systems
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Competency matrix
  • Understanding how Useful Life affects SIL and SIF performance
  • Understanding the importance of Mission Time
  • Performing periodic SIF performance assessments
  • Phases of the safety lifecycle overview
    (IEC 61511 primary focus, with references to IEC 61508
  • SRS maintenance
    • Ensuring the SRS is updated after any approved changes
  • Management of Change and mechanical integrity
    • Undertaking on-line or off-line maintenance
    • Equipment replacement
    • Routine calibration, inspection
  • Periodic Personnel Assessments
    • Personnel competency

Who Should Attend?

  • Maintenance and Instrument Technicians
  • Engineering and operations management