Design Process

The control room design process provided by ProSys and our partner, UCDS, is compliant with the ISO 11064 Ergonomic Design Standard for Control Buildings. The process includes interviewing management, supervision and a significant group of the operators to understand functional requirements, what works well in the existing environment and identification and correction of problems with the existing design.

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Service Description

The first step in the process is identifying the required number and location of field shelters required. This is accomplished by reviewing process safety information, site plans and API RP752 reports and then discussing renovation, remodel or alternative solutions with plant personnel.

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Design Considerations

  • Best locations for new buildings
  • Primary and secondary user requirements
  • Room types, sizing and functions
  • Building and room adjacencies
  • Functional adjacencies based on work flow interactions and good communication and collaboration strategies
  • Design and work process requirements
  • Shared equipment arrangements
  • Fatigue countermeasures
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