With heightened demands for safe operations, Cogent places the highest priority on designing process safety into its projects. From the operator down to the device level, Cogent integrates safety into the design. Our clients benefit from the decreased incidence of safety issues, industrial accidents and safety device failures.
> Safety System Design
Cogent’s expertise in safety system design can help operations meet industry standard functional safety requirements. Our team will work closely with stakeholders to ensure compliance to safety standards such as ISO 26262, IEC 61508, and IEC 60730.
> Emergency Shutdown Systems
In the event of process upsets that are beyond operator control, automated systems are required to provide orderly shutdowns. Whether it is process safety, electrical safety or fire protection Cogent designs Emergency Shutdown Systems to reduce the potential risks to equipment and personnel.
> Alarm Rationalization
The safety of equipment and personnel is a philosophy that Cogent carries through to all systems within an operation. One of the keys to safety is a reliable alarm management system. All too often operators are flooded with information during normal and abnormal situations. As part of our designs, Cogent works with client to properly rationalize alarms ensuring operator effectiveness, confidence and safety.
> Safety Access Control
Ensuring the safety and security of plant/facility personnel and critical assets is an important component of operational awareness and performance. Following industry best practices in physical access control and CCTV, Cogent designs and implements systems to enable your personnel to operate safely and securely.