Engineering Safety

Instrument engineers and designers need to be aware of the many practices employed to provide systems that ensure the safety of an industrial process through the use of instrumentation. These practices include hazardous area classification, ignition and explosion prevention techniques, over pressure devices and Pressure Equipment Directive compliance, to name a few. The links below provide more information on many of these practices:

 

 

 

Further Reading

For those who want to delve further into a specific area of plant safety, or just want to broaden their knowledge of the many considerations that have to be taken in designing a safe instrument and control system, then the following may be of interest: