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Alarm Management for Process Control by Douglas H. Rothenberg

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APPENDIX 8

Alarm Management Pioneers

We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.

—Winston Churchill

A8.1 OPENING NOTES

This appendix has been included as historical background into the people and organizations who had first hands in alarm management. It is a tribute to these many pioneers. It recognizes their innovative sprit and willingness to dig deeply into the soul of engineering, the power of technology, and the fragility and strength of human nature.

Father of Modern Alarm Management

David Strobhar, with one foot in human factors and the other foot in the aftermath of the Three Mile Island incident, pioneered what has now become alarm management. He recognized the power of process, the vital importance of information, ...

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