The results will be documented in the Alarm FingerPrint report, and Final presentation. The goal of the ABB Alarm Fingerprint is to produce a working document that can be used as a benchmark, aid, and technical database to capture all the work of the Fingerprint in a logical format. Each report will be outlined as follows.
The Executive Report highlights current best practices, and summarizes EEMUA 191 benchmark findings, maturity of alarm handling practices, procedures and culture.
The executive report displays a rating (Good, Fair, Caution, Problem) for each of the assessment items for both alarm system performance indices and alarm system management. The report also includes a summary of the findings and a list of recommendations. The recommendations can be divided into areas that the customer can implement, areas that ABB can implement, and areas to work together.
This report is the backbone to all the findings and recommendations reported in the Executive report. ABB takes great effort to ensure that all findings and recommendations are drawn from actual data rather than personal bias. The technical report consists of many graphs, tables, and interpretations. Anyone should be able to link the findings and recommendations to actual data as defined and shown in the technical report. This report is an excellent reference for future improvements and can act as a performance benchmark for current operating conditions.
The Technical Report includes alarm statistics of the collected data with comparisons to EEMUA 191 guidelines. The report includes an analysis of the alarm rates, frequency, priorities, and operator response times similar to the examples shown in the Analysis subsection. The report also compares the current management of the alarm system relative to best practices.
The final presentation will contain a summary of findings, a description of the methodology used for the data collection and analysis, and a list of recommendations.