How Safe Is Safe Enough – Webinar by Ron Bell

How Safe is Safe Enough - Functional Safety presentation by Ron Bell Engineering Safety Consultants

How Safe is Safe Enough – Webinar by Ron Bell

Webinar given by ESC’s Ron Bell on How Safe Is Safe Enough?, delivered to the IChemE in January 2017.

This video recorded from the webinar sets out the key elements that form the foundation for determining what is deemed safe in the context of Safety Instrumented System (SIS) in order to judge how safe is ‘safe enough’?

The video covers:

  • Risk Reduction Concepts and the role of the Safety Instrumented Function
  • Concept of accepted good practice
  • ALARP demonstration and Cost Benefit Analysis

The video sets out an accepted good practice approach to undertaking an ALARP demonstration which is a fundamental  to meeting the legal requirements concerning acceptable levels of safety.  A simple example of Cost Benefit Analysis is considered in the context of a specific scenario.