General Monitors ( launched the Safety Integrity Levels (SIL) Online Information Center, a Web-based repository of how-to articles, definitions, Q&As, and other items involved with safety in industry. The information center is located at

Visitors to the Web site can access documents to clarify SIL concepts, applications, and standards. Examples of how to determine Safety Integrity Levels and Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS), as well as useful links to associated standards organizations, are also provided. The site’s Q&A section provides background and requirements of SIL and Safety Instrumented Systems process industries’ practices, along with a Common SIL Myths section.