‘EPRI Alarm Management and Annunciator Applications Guidelines’ available to power industry

Report presents alarm management best practices guidelines for improving safety and reliability in power-generation industry.

By Consulting Specifying Engineer Staff April 23, 2008

PAS Inc. and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) recently released a new guideline for alarm management for power generators.

The co-authored report, “EPRI Alarm Management and Annunciator Applications Guidelines,” was developed in response to increasing industry demand for a comprehensive compendium of information and best-practices on alarm management.

The guideline details the current state of alarm management and annunciator applications, and introduces guiding principles and suggested best practices for improving alarm management systems within power generation plants.