Safety and Security Division

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The Safety and Security (SafeSec) Division of ISA exists to help our members grow both professionally and personally through a transfer of information and knowledge. Our committee chairs write brief articles at least twice a year for posting online. We program safety and security related sessions at ISA conferences, maintain a website and two list serves (one for safety, one for security). Short webinars will be coming soon. Simply put, we're providing premier content and access to experts that you won't get anywhere else. 

ISA News
ISA news and press releases

SafeSec Division News

ISA Recognizes 2022 Celebrating Excellence Awardees. August 15, 2022
-  2022 Society Election Results. July 5, 2022

Updates from Standard Committees

ISA84 Updates:
(Instrumented Systems to Achieve Functional Safety in the Process Industries)

-  ISA84 full committee meeting in person on October 18th, 19th, and / or 20th at SIS-Tech’s office in Houston. Contact us for more details.
-  ISA84 Ballot on new working group, WP10 (to provide guidance on management of digital information to assist the operation and maintenance activities and how they relate to
functional safety lifecycle activities). August 30, 2022

-  Survey concluded on safety systems best practice. Keep an eye on our upcoming ISA Connect Live Q&A Townhall for survey results presentation. June, 2022

ISA99 Updates
(Industrial Automation and Control Systems Security)

Division Committees

  • Abnormal Condition Management

  • Alarm Management

  • Burner Management Systems

  • Cybersecurity

  • Engineering / Procurement / Construction

  • Fire and Gas Systems

  • Field Devices

  • Machinery

  • Nuclear

  • Offshore

  • Pipeline

  • Safety Instrumented Systems

  • Software

  • Tank Farms

  • Wireless

SafeSec Member Resources:
- Library
- FAQ's

- SafeSec Newsletters Archive
- Technical Discussion Forum
- Free Access to 150+ ISA Standards
- Free Access to ISA Transactions Journal
- Discount on Trainings & Certifications
- Discount on Books

ISA SafeSec Global Members

SafeSec Member Benefits & Opportunities

As a SafeSec member, you will join a division that is focused on safety for personnel, environment, and the public at large. There are numerous benefits and professional opportunities presented by SafeSec:

  • Leadership Opportunities - The opportunity to improve your personal leadership skill level and participate on panel discussions as well as serving as a session developers for SafeSec supported conferences and symposia.
  • Technical Writing - Reviewing papers or writing articles for the SafeSec newsletter or Web pages.
  • Networking - Increase your visibility in the SafeSec industry to benefit both you and your employer and the opportunity to have a positive impact on the industry.
  • Valuable Information Resources - In addition to the above, SafeSec membership supplies:
    • Two to three comprehensive industry newsletters per year featuring articles and papers from the SafeSec Members and symposium participants.
    • Access to the SafeSec website that provides industry technical papers, web seminars, and a list serve of industry peers.


  • Volunteer - Translation of SafeSec Newsletters


    Please contact us if you want to contribute to the tranlation work of our ISA SafeSec Newsletters. Our newsletters aim to help our global members to access the state of art technical discussions. The main language will be in English, but we do have a global audience, such as spanish, Chinese speaking colleagues. So please reach out to us. Thanks in advance.

Volunteer Opportunities

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