PSM Element: MECHANICAL INTEGRITY
PSM Compliance Status
Written procedures exist for maintaining the on-going
integrity of process equipment. Procedures include
maintenance and inspection/testing frequency for
process equipment. The frequency of inspections/tests
shall be consistent with applicable codes and
standards, or more frequently if operating experience
Certification records exist documenting inspections
and tests of equipment. The records contain as a
minimum, the following information.
Date of the inspection and/or test.
Name of the individual who performed the
inspection and/or test.
Serial number, or other identifier, of the
Written quality assurance program exists for ensuring
Equipment as fabricated meets design
Appropriate checks and inspections are
performed, as necessary, to ensure that
equipment is installed properly, consistent
with design specifications and
Maintenance materials and spare parts and
equipment meet design specifications.
Employees involved in maintaining the on-going
integrity of process equipment are trained in the
procedures applicable to the job tasks.
Formal system exists for determining maintenance
and test frequencies for equipment