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TUV – IEC 61511 Certification Course – Mumbai – November 2013

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The 8th TUV certification course taking place 20-23 November in Mumbai is open for registration. Risknowlogy conducts TUV certified training courses for Professionals dealing with Safety Instrumented Systems. Demonstrate your competence in Safety Instrumented System and claim your position in this competitive market. Course details: Location: Kohinoor Hotel, Mumbai, IndiaDate: 20-23 NovemberCost: INR 1,20,000 plus ST @ 12.36% per personMore information: Click hereRegistration: Click here

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Endress+Hauser interviews Dr Michel Houtermans

risknowlogy 2013-07-11 Global, India, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates

Endress+Hauser interviews Michel Houtermans Endress+Hauser interviews Michel Houtermans, Managing Partner at RISKNOWLOGY, about process safety. Dr. Michel Houtermans answers the following questions: 1. What is process safety?2. Is process safety different from one industry to the other?3. What do customers who just started investigating in process safety have to align with the ones who are already ahead?4. What are the future trends in terms of safety?

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Risknowlogy forms strategic initiative with telinstra

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Zug, Switzerland – 8 January 2013 – Risknowlogy and telinstra have formed a strategic initiative in order to work with clients to identify their Enterprise Risk Management issues and provide strategic recommendations and tactical implementation of solutions to improve their business performance. Michel Houtermans, Managing Partner of Risknowlogy said “Teaming with telinstra is a fantastic opportunity, not just for us, but even more so for our existing clients. Our clients are all in need of the specialised solutions and products offered by telinstra, but they also want them to be reliable, safe, and have them certified. By working together with

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Risknowlogy certifies FSM system Beldick Automation

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Beldick Automation Achieves Functional Safety Management certification ZUG, Switzerland — 22 December 2011 — Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of services, engineering, consulting, training and certification in the fields of risk, reliability, and safety, announced today that it completed the certification of the Functional Safety Management system of system integrator Beldick Automation, The Netherlands. Risknowlogy audited Beldick Automation according to the Functional Safety Management requirements of IEC 61508:2010. The certification is useful for clients, i.e., end-users of safety instrumented systems (like burner management systems), as it demonstrates that Beldick Automation has the quality and FSM procedures in place to integrate logic

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Risknowlogy certifies MTP200ia-TE and MTP200ib-TE for SIL 2

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Mütec Instrument achieves SIL 2 according to IEC 61508 ZUG, Switzerland — 14 September 2011 — Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that it completed a functional study on the MTP200ia-TE and MTP200ib-TE temperature transmitters. The type B temperature transmitters are used in explosive environments. Risknowlogy has performed a functional safety analysis according to IEC 61508 addressing functional safety management, hardware requirements, reliability requirements, and user documentation. The analysis demonstrated that the devices can be used in SIL 2 applications. The result are documented in a technical report and summarized in a Functional

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Risknowlogy performs HAZOP studies in Talara, Peru

risknowlogy 2011-08-31 Global, Services News
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Clients receives over 200 recommendations to reduce risk Buenos Aires, Argentina — 31 August 2011 — Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of services, engineering, consulting, training and certification in the fields of risk, reliability, and safety, announced today that it completed the HAZOP studies for 16 operational facilities in the vicinity of the city of Talara (Piura) Peru. The client requested Risknowlogy to perform risk studies for different operational facilities. The studies included visits to each of its plants, conducting HAZOP study workshops, and documenting the results in technical reports, complying with the requirements determined in Resolution OSINERGMIN No. 240-2010-OS/CD1. The

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Risknowlogy Conducts Functional Safety Course at Nuclear Authority

risknowlogy 2011-03-18 Global, Training
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Zug, Switzerland — 18 March 2011 – – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today it conducted a functional safety course for safety systems at STUK, the Finnish Nuclear Authority. “With the recent events in Japan concernig nuclear power plants the course could not have come at a more critical time”, says Dr. Houtermans, Managing Partner at Risknowlogy, “Being at STUK gave us the opportunity to exchange knowledge and ideas concerning functional safety and safety systems with a group of over 20 experts in this field”. The events in Japan underlined once more the

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Risknowlogy Conducts SIS Certification in Mumbai, India

risknowlogy 2011-02-24 Certification, Global, Training
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Zug, Switzerland — 24 February 2011 – – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today the successful realization of the first TUV SUD certified Safety Instrumented Systems course in Mumbai, India from 11-14 April 2011. The course is organized in cooperation with Abhisam from Mumbai. “Risknowlogy has trained over 1500 professionals, from 300+ companies world wide”, says Dr. Houtermans, Managing Partner at Risknowlogy, “and we are now going for the first to India with our extremely successful course.”. The Risknowlogy Functional Safety Certification Course (FSCC) was developed for functional safety professionals and engineers in

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Risknowlogy certifies SITRANS LR250 (HART) Level Transmitter

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Siemens level rader transmitter SIL 2 compliant according to IEC 61508 ZUG, Switzerland — 16 February 2011 — Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that it completed a functional study on the Siemens SITRANS LR250 level transmitters. The rader level transmitter is used to measures levels in the process industry. Risknowlogy has perform ed a functional safety analysis according to IEC 61508 addressing hardware requirements, reliability requirements, software requirements and user documentation. The analysis demonstrated that the device can be used in SIL 2 application. The result are documented in a technical report

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Risknowlogy certifies MTP300i-SIL Temperature Transmitter

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Mütec Instrument achieves SIL 2 according to IEC 61508 ZUG, Switzerland — 16 February 2011 — Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that it completed a functional study on the MTP300i-SIL temperature transmitters. The type A temperature transmitter is used in the process industry. Risknowlogy has performed a functional safety analysis according to IEC 61508 addressing functional safety management, hardware requirements, reliability requirements, and user documentation. The analysis demonstrated that the device can be used in SIL 2 application. The result are documented in a technical report and summarized in a Functional Safety

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SIL Verification of 300+ SIFs in Hydrodesulphurisation Units

risknowlogy 2011-01-18 Certification, Global, Services News

Buenos Aires, Argentina – January 2011 – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety services, engineering, consulting, training and certification announced today that it has completed the SIL Verification study of 300+ SIFs in several Hydrodesulphurisation Units belonging to one of the largest refineries in Colombia. The Client requested Risknowlogy carry out SIL verification including the calculation of the probability of failure on demand, for all safety instrumented functions protecting the process units, and to determine whether the design of the safety instrumented functions are capable of reaching the applicable safety integrity level allocated to them during the hazard

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Wenlen Valves and Pneumatic Actuators SIL Certified

risknowlogy 2011-01-18 Certification, Global, India, United Arab Emirates

Buenos Aires, Argentina – January 2011 – Risknowlogy ®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety services, engineering, consulting, training and certification announced today that it has completed the reliability study on the WENLEN ESDV valves series WB5 and WPGS, and pneumatic actuators series WA4C. The main function of the ESDV valve + pneumatic actuator arrangement is to allow a fluid, like oil or gas, to flow without restrictions during normal process operation. The safety function is to provide a shutdown within minimal time by stopping the flow when air pressure its removed from the actuator upon a demand. Risknowlogy

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Risknowlogy Releases Markov Tool

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Probabilistic calculations tool for state-transition diagrams ZUG, Switzerland – – 11 January 2011 – – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety services, engineering, consulting, training and certification announced today that it released its Markov tool for sales. The Markov tool is a probabilistic calculation tool and is based on the work of the Russian mathematician Andrei Markov. The Markov technique can be used for a variety of applications and industries. Google uses Markov for example to rank search results. The financial industry uses Markov to model the markets and predict price movements. Markov is often a major component

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Risknowlogy Certifies Grundfos AUTOadapt pump series SIL 2

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Waste water pump with functional safety circuitry ZUG, Switzerland – – 5 October 2010 – – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety services, engineering, consulting, training and certification announced today that it completed the functional safety assessment of the Grundfos AUTOadapt pump series. The AUTOadapt pump series reaches the SIL 2 requirements of IEC 61508. The main area of application for this pump is waste water treatment. As dry hydraulics could cause sparks in explosive environments, caused by waste water vapours, the electronic circuit of the pump must prevent an explosion by stopping the pump. The required SIL

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Risknowlogy Certifies Siemens SITRANS T-Series

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Proven in use study on Siemens SITRANS temperature transmitters ZUG, Switzerland – – 27 October 2009 – – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that it completed a proven in use study on the TR200, TR300, TH200, TH300, and the TF with TH200 and TH300 temperature transmitters of the Siemens SITRANS series. All transmitters are used in the process industries and can be used in SIL 2 applications. Risknowlogy has performed an extended proven in use study and verified the functionality of the devices, the conditions of use, the field data, and the

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Risknowlogy Participates in 4th Annual Forum on Industrial Safety

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Buenos Aires, Argentina – September 30 2009 – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today its participation in the 4th Annual Forum on Industrial Safety. The Forum is held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on October 28, 2009. “Risknowlogy is for the fourth time invited to participate in this annual forum. Our purpose is to share with safety professionals management and technical issues related to the implementation of functional safety in order to achieve true process safety, environmental protection and loss prevention”, says Lic. Ricardo A. Vittoni, Managing Director of Risknowlogy for Latin America. The

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Risknowlogy to Conduct Introduction to Functional Safety Course in Brazil

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Buenos Aires, Argentina – 14 September 2009 – Risknowlogy, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today the first conduction of the “Introduction to Functional Safety” course in the Portuguese language. The course will be held in the city of Blumenau, Santa Catarina, Brazil, on October 15, 2009. “The functional safety business is dominated by products and services in the English language. In Latin America the preferred languages are Spanish and Portuguese language. From day 1 Risknowlogy has been offering services in the Spanish language, but in order to better serve our Portuguese customers in Brazil

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Risknowlogy Certifies Valve Control Panels from SISTCON

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Risknowlogy Certifies Valve Control Panels from SISTCON Buenos Aires, Argentina – September 11, 2009 – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today to have completed the reliability study of SISTCON’s autocontained valve control panel series SC AUT ESDV – Pr 6213. The main function of the autocontained panels SC AUT ESDV – Pr 6213, is to provide hydraulic fluid to power actuators in order to operate big size emergency shutdown valves (ESDV). These panels are specially designed to command shutdown valves on gas pipelines, in places where power sources do not exist or are

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Risknowlogy Introduces New Training Course: Alarms Design and Management

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Buenos Aires, Argentina – 1 September 2009 – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today a new training course “Alarms Design & Management – Applying concepts from EEMUA 191 and IEC 61511”. “Alarms are normally implemented either in DCS or in SIS systems. But the proper weigth and importance of those alarms are not always correctly understood. Furthermore, we found that life cycle management is practically not applied to those alarms functions.” said Lic. Ricardo A. Vittoni, M.D. of Risknowlogy in Argentina and responsible for business development in Latin America. “With this course we

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Risknowlogy to Conduct Functional Safety Certification Course in Bolivia

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Buenos Aires, Argentina – 18 August 2009 – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today the realization of the first functional safety certification course in Bolivia. The course will be held in the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra from 3 until 6 november 2009. “Continuing with the decision to reinforce the presence of Risknowlogy in Latin America and after the realization of eight successful certification courses in the Region (Argentina, Columbia), Risknowlogy takes a step forward to organize the first certification course in Bolivia”, said Lic. Ricardo A. Vittoni, Managing Director of

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SIL Certified Siemens SITRANS TH200 and TH300

risknowlogy 2009-05-13 Certification, Global
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Proven in use study on Siemens temperature transmitters ZUG, Switzerland – – 13 May 2009 – – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that it completed a proven in use study on the TH200 and TH300 temperature transmitters of the Siemens SITRANS series. Both transmitters are used in the process industries and can be used in SIL 2 applications. Risknowlogy has performed an extended proven in use study and verified the functionality of the devices, the conditions of use, the field data, and the modifications history for the hardware and software. Based on

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SMAR SIL 2 Certified

risknowlogy 2009-04-25 Certification, Consulting, Global, Services News
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ZUG, Switzerland — 25 April 2009 — Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that it completed the support for TUV SUD certification with the SMAR

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Risknowlogy participates in ECOPETROL’s Annual Forum on Process Safety

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Buenos Aires, Argentina – April 15 2009 – Risknowlogy®, a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today its participation in the next Annual Technological Forum on Operational Process Safety, to be held by Ecopetrol S.A. in the city of Bucaramanga, Columbia, on May 6 to 8, 2009. “We have been working together with Ecopetrol S.A. in Refinería Cartagena since almost two years, supporting them with all of the tools and knowledge we have, in order to contribute with them to reach their goals in the field of Process Safety”, says Lic. Ricardo A. Vittoni, Managing Director

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Risknowlogy Leads Hazard and Risk Analysis Oil Pipeline and Tank Farm

risknowlogy 2009-03-04 Global, Services News
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Over 100 safety functions identified Zug, Switzerland — 4 March 2009 — Risknowlogy(r), a leading provider of risk, reliability, safety and certification solutions, announced today that it made an agreement with an oil pipeline operator tolead and perform a hazard and risk analysis on their pipelines, line valve stations, pump stations, pig stations, and the tank farm. The purpose of the hazard and risk analysis was to identify hazards, their associated risks and where required the need for safety functions. The pipeline is several hundreds of kilometers long and some parts of the pipeline are over 30 years old. Currently

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