Both PSM and RMP require that the owner or operator have a system in place to promptly address the team’s PHA findings and recommendations to assure they are resolved in a timely matter. See 29 CFR 1910.119(e)(5) and 40 CFR 68.67(e). In accordance with Pre-startup review requirements, these PHA recommendations must be resolved or implemented

RAGAGEP is an acronym for the term “Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practice.” Although this term is not defined in the PSM or RMP regulations, it is found within the Process Safety Information (PSI) and Mechanical Integrity sections. Significant controversy exists around the term and its meaning resulting, in part, in recent

There is only one level of PSM applicability; either you are in or out. Processes are subject to PSM if they contain the threshold amount of a Chemical found in Appendix A to the rule, or if it has more than 10,000 pounds of a flammable gas or liquid. See 29 CFR 1910.119(a). PSM applicability