Using risk graphs for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) assessment - a user-guide for chemical engineers
Author(s): Clive De Salis
Publication Date: 20/04/2011
Extent: A4 Softback 48 pages
Using risk graphs for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) assessment explains to readers how to design and calibrate a risk graph and how to understand some of the advantages and disadvantages of using risk graphs.
The book includes: the basic concepts of SIL assessment, what a SIL assessment should cover, using tolerable risk values, layers of protection analysis, fault tree analysis, calibrating a risk graph, the limitations of designed and calibrated risk graphs, SIL assessment and HAZOP, advantages and disadvantages of SIL assessment techniques, and the safety management lifecycle.
The guide was peer-reviewed by the IChemE Safety and Loss Prevention Subject Group.