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Proof Testing of Safety Instrumented Systems in the Onshore Chemical / Specialist Industry

Summary

This document provides guidance on the expected standard for proof testing safety instrumented systems.

Introduction

Action

Inspectors should:

Background

For the purpose of the Enforcement Management Model, this guidance is an interpretative standard.

Relevant good practice is provided by BS EN 61511 and BS EN 61508.

Organisation

Targeting

Onshore major hazard installations.

Timing

Ongoing.

Resources

To be used by HID EC&I Specialist Inspectors during established intervention processes.

Recording & Reporting

No special requirements.

Health & Safety

No special requirements.

Diversity

No special requirements.

Further references 

Relevant Acts and Regulations

Relevant Good Practice

Related Documents

(Note – this is not an exhaustive list)

Contacts

HID Chemicals, Explosives and Microbiological Hazards Division 2E Electrical, Control and Instrumentation Team

Appendices

Updated 2015-05-07