Mechanical integrity (MI) is just one of the 14 elements included in Process Safety Management (PSM), driven by the the OSHA 1910.119 standard, but it is significant in terms of the asset coverage involved. ... In many cases, this means that all equipment within the boundaries of a facility is subject to the PSM standard.
The objective of this service is to evaluate the integrity of the materials, degrees of corrosion, fault mechanisms and other elements that affect both static and dynamic equipment.
Choose the material most appropriate to the process.
Check the condition of the selected material.
Predict the root cause of potential problems.
Evaluate the capacity, remaining life and severity of defects in the material.
Technical advice and training.
Maintaining the integrity of equipment means attention to detail when performing inspections.
A well implemented mechanical integrity program involves multiple components that improve the safety and reliability of your facility's equipment.
Mechanical Integrity is a key elements on the OSHA Process Safety Management standard. Includes equipment/assets such as pressure vessels, storage tanks, piping systems, and associated hardware (valves, fittings, etc.), relief devices, and emergency shutdown/control systems.