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Webinar Recording: How to Document Safety Instrumented Systems Inspections and Tests

The post Webinar Recording: How to Document Safety Instrumented Systems Inspections and Tests first appeared on the ISA Interchange blog site.

This ISA webinar on safety instrumented systems was presented by Paul Gruhn, ISA Fellow and global functional safety consultant with AE Solutions, and Ned Espy and Roy Tomalino of Beamex.


Calibration professionals are very often asked to perform inspections on instrumentation. This ISA webinar recording focuses on best practices of inspecting, testing and documenting a safety instrumented system as well as how to apply these practices in the field to not only SIS, but also to simpler instruments, such as valves.

About the Presenters

Paul Gruhn-2014Paul Gruhn is a global functional safety consultant at AE Solutions and a highly acclaimed and awarded safety expert in the automation and control field. Paul is an ISA Fellow, a member of the ISA 84 standards committee (on safety instrumented systems), a developer and instructor of ISA courses on safety systems, and the primary author of the ISA textbook Safety Instrumented Systems: Design, Analysis, and Justification. He also has contributed to several automation industry book chapters and has written more than two dozen technical articles. He developed the first commercial safety system modeling software. Paul is a licensed professional engineer (PE) in Texas and a member of Control System Engineer (CSE) exam team. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology.

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERANed Espy has been promoting calibration management with Beamex for more than 20 years. He has directed field experience in instrumentation measurement application for over 27 years. Today, Ned provides technical & application support to Beamex clients and partners throughout North America.


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Roy TomalinoRoy Tomalino has been teaching calibration management for 14 years. Throughout his career, he has taught on four different continents to people from over 40 countries. His previous roles include technical marketing engineer and worldwide trainer for Hewlett-Packard and application engineer with Honeywell. Today, Roy is responsible for all Beamex training activities in North America.

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