Discusses the best practice for application of Risk Based Inspection (RBI) as part of plant integrity management, and its inspection strategy for the inspection of pressure equipment and systems that are subject to the requirements for in-service examination under the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 (PSSR). It can also apply to equipment and systems containing hazardous materials that are inspected as a means to comply with the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations (COMAH). The report considers the application, data requirements, team competencies, inspection plan (including NDT techniques and reliability) and overall management of the RBI process. An audit tool is given in the appendices in order to assist the evaluation of the RBI process.
Some of these research reports are very large. For information about expected download times please see our FAQs pages.