e-PSM 106-1: Mechanical Integrity Part 1 (Introduction and Implementation)

Duration: 1 Day, 9 AM-4 PM

Course Description

This course describes what Mechanical Integrity is and ways to implement a MI program. A well implemented MI program will ensure OSHA PSM compliance while providing maintenance, integrity, reliability of safety critical process equipment.

Course Benefits

  • Learn how to interpret the “performance based” OSHA PSM regulation as it pertains to mechanical integrity, and, learn to set up a MI program that will comply with the regulation.
  • Learn how to develop and implement a new MI program, or, improve an existing MI program.

Who should attend

  • PSM Managers and Coordinators
  • Process Safety and Mechanical Engineers
  • Anyone who needs to develop a MI program, or, improve their existing program


  • A background in engineering, operations, and/or maintenance

Course Content and Agenda

  • Introduction and Motivation to/for MI
  • MI Related Incidents
  • Regulatory Requirements of MI
  • MI Relationship with other PSM Elements
  • Mechanical Integrity System
  • Establishing a Mechanical Integrity Program
  • Creating an Inventory of all Major Pieces of Equipment
  • Determining Specific Inspections and Tests for Equipment
  • Develop Plan for ITPM Execution
  • Establish Training Procedure for Maintenance Personnel
  • Establish Requirements for Quality Assurance