Alarm management not only helps mitigate unplanned downtime, it can potentially save lives. Operators must have sufficient time to react to an alarm in order to make quick decisions that prevent a process upset or an accident. Listen as Ken Keiser, senior marketing manager for Siemens Industry Incorporated's Industrial Automation Division, and Traci Purdum, senior digital editor, discuss alarm definitions, metrics, ISA 18.2, alarm suppression and more.
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