Process Safety

Process Safety

Tank terminals are governed by stringent safety and environmental guidelines and standards. To continuously guarantee the safety of your processes, a safety instrumented system (SIS) or safety system that meets the prevailing guidelines and standards such as IEC61511 , IEC 61508 , IEC62061, ISO13849 , SEVESO, VLAREM  (Flanders) and PGS29  (The Netherlands) is required.

Our services

Agidens helps petrochemical, chemical and tank terminals  protect their workers and the environment against possible safety risks and accidents up to SIL level 2. Our TÜV approved Functional Safety Engineers help you determine the level of safety and the chance of failure with regard to your product or installation.

  • Risk analysis: Hazop , FMEA, LOPA, … 
  • Determining and implementing SIL and performance levels  (PL)
  • Drawing up SIF requirements and provisions: Safety Requirement Specification (SRS) 
  • Safety engineering
    • Process safety systems (hardware + software) 
    • Panel design and construction (e.g. alarm panels) 
  • System integration: E&I, control room, network, …
  • Verifications, testing (FAT, SAT ) and assessments
  • Document management
    • Safety Lifecycle documentation 
    • As-built documentation
    • Test documents
    • Seveso checklist support
    • IEC 61511 compliance reports
  • Assistance with the management of the safety lifecycle (periodic testing, change management (MOC), documentation, calculations…)
  • Support in choosing the right safety components for your installation, often in consultation with the supplier.
  • Staff training
  • Lifecycle services: preventive and corrective maintenance  (24/7 standby support), upgrades, migrations…

 

SIL and PL?

The Safety Integrity Level (SIL) is a frequently used method to achieve a reliable (process) safety level. The method is part of the harmonized standards IEC-61508 and IEC-61511.
 

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Why Agidens?

  • Agidens employs several TÜV accredited functional safety engineers.
  • Experienced in:
    • various safety systems
    • the full safety lifecycle (from risk analysis to maintenance requirements)
    • Seveso, Vlarem, PGS29, …
  • The correct tools such as ExSILentia at its disposal.
  • Software independent safety solutions
  • Extensive process and integration know-how
  • Over 50 years of experience in Tank Terminals

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