The contract employer shall assure that each contract employee follows
the safety rules of the facility including the safe work practices required
by paragraph (f)(4) of this section.
The contract employer shall advise the employer of any unique hazards
presented by the contract employer's work, or of any hazards found by the
contract employer's work.
(i) Pre-startup Safety Review.
The employer shall perform a pre-startup safety review for new facilities and for
modified facilities when the modification is significant enough to require a
change in the process safety information.
The pre-startup safety review shall confirm that prior to the introduction of highly
hazardous chemicals to a process:
Construction and equipment is in accordance with design specifications;
Safety, operating, maintenance, and emergency procedures are in place
and are adequate;
For new facilities, a process hazard analysis has been performed and
recommendations have been resolved or implemented before startup; and
modified facilities meet the requirements contained in management of
change, paragraph (l).
Training of each employee involved in operating a process has been
(j) Mechanical Integrity.
Application. Paragraphs (j)(2) through (j)(6) of this section apply to the following
(i) Pressure vessels and storage tanks;
(ii) Piping systems (including piping components such as valves);
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