22 04, 2016

IOGP Report 415: Standardization of Barrier Definitions

2017-08-03T13:42:38+02:00Articles & Reports, Blog, BowtieXP|

The concept of barrier thinking in risk management is well understood. However, in practice, the term ‘barrier’ is used in different ways and at different levels of detail, which makes it difficult to consistently link event or incident causes with necessary improvements in controls. This report standardizes the types and categories of process safety barriers. [...]

4 04, 2016

Functional Safety: the next edition of IEC 61511

2017-08-03T13:03:57+02:00Blog, Compliance|

Introduction Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA) is presented in the IEC 61511 standard, and many of our users may not have yet discovered the industry-verified LOPA Plugin tool for BowTieXP that integrates LOPA in the BowTie model. Learn more about the LOPA functionality in BowTieXP.  Dutyholders have the obligation to keep record of all incidents, [...]