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3 Things to Change to Better Manage Operator Workload

September 27, 2017

Operator workload is driven by three main topics: The physical equipment they monitor. The interactions they do on a day-to-day basis. The automation system. If you want to influence the workload you must…

Learn why the alarm management safety layer is flawed and what to do to make sure abnormal situations are detected, managed, and prevented.

July 24, 2017

  The operators job is to keep the process running at optimal capacity. Operators have a direct effect on quality, they prevent unplanned downtime, respond to safety critical events, and can provide valuable…

Control Room Operators – The Ugly Step Children

March 5, 2017

It’s true, operators are treated like ugly step children and the sad fact is they are the eyes, ears, and puppet masters of the process. There must be a good reason we have…

Join us at the Lin & Associates 2017 Workshop

February 16, 2017

Ian Nimmo will be presenting: The Enemy Within Lurking within our control rooms is a demon, who strikes at the worst possible time in the life of a control room. During the early…

How to Get Management to Fund Your Alarm Management Efforts

December 29, 2016

Most of my clients have already implemented some form of alarm improvement process, from low hanging fruit nuisance alarm reduction to full blown alarm rationalization and documentation. For most, their efforts reflect the…

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