The Power Industry Division (also known as POWID) is organized within the Industry and Sciences Department of ISA. POWID is a recognized leader in developing and communicating the highest standards of information exchange, practices, environmental awareness and safety of information exchange among engineers, scientists, technicians, students/universities, and management involved in instrumentation and control relating to the production of electricity.

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  • Gilles, Would be a good practice for the HHRR team to be informed about the number of man-hours used on a normal patching routine. If the heads of the organization are not well informed about the demanding schedule for the patching tasks would be almost impossible to hire ...

  • I'm having a hard time understanding your use case for this. While many countries adopt NFPA70, not all countries do. Most countries do not adopt NFPA79 and prefer the IEC standard for installations. That's why I'm having a hard time seeing the use case; are you trying to standardize ...

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