Review of the Energy Institute Element 12: Management of Change and Project Management Guidance

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Review Element 12: Management of Change and Project Management

Introduction

I have just been reading an excellent guidance note from the Energy Institute entitled “Element 12: Management of Change and Project Management“. I think that it was authored mostly by Martin Ball and was published in September 2015.

It is part of a series of guidance notes that set out a 20 element framework for Process Safety. Continue reading “Review of the Energy Institute Element 12: Management of Change and Project Management Guidance”

PX / Sellafield PSM Management of Change for Process Safety Case Study

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PX / Sellafield PSM Management of Change for Process Safety Case Study

1.    The Challenge

PX Ltd manage the operations and maintenance of the Fellside 188 MW CHP plant providing critical process steam and electricity to the adjacent Sellafield nuclear reprocessing facility.

PX Ltd approached FoCul for a browser based solution to manage engineering change at Fellside. The system needed to provide a controlled and auditable process for managing engineering change and needed to allow engineering changes to be managed efficiently within the organisation. Continue reading “PX / Sellafield PSM Management of Change for Process Safety Case Study”

Chemoxy International PSM Management of Change Case Study

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Chemoxy International PSM Management of Change Case Study

1.   The Challenge

Chemoxy International is one of the largest independent contract manufacturers in Europe. Their sites in the North East of England are Upper Tier COMAH sites.

As a responsible operator Chemoxy already had a well-established Management of Change for Process Safety ( MOC ) procedure but wanted to improve the efficiency, robustness and transparency of that process.

The existing Chemoxy PSM Management of Change for Process Safety ( MOC ) process had developed over time to suit their specific business requirements and there was real business benefit in continuing to use the core principles of that process. Continue reading “Chemoxy International PSM Management of Change Case Study”

Introducing the PSM Management of Change for Process Safety Application

Hello, I would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to our Management of Change Application for Process Safety Application. We are “Engineers who develop Applications for Engineers” and this application has been developed over many years based on our own experience as Engineers, as IT professionals, with feedback from our customers and based on guidance from regulatory bodies.

As Engineers we recognise that there are always opportunities to improve our products so we would be love to hear your ideas and comments on this application. Continue reading “Introducing the PSM Management of Change for Process Safety Application”

Case Study : Management of Change for Process Safety at PX

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1.    The Challenge

PX Ltd manage the operations and maintenance of the Fellside 188 MW CHP plant providing critical process steam and electricity to the adjacent Sellafield nuclear reprocessing facility.

PX Ltd approached FoCul for a browser based solution to manage engineering change at Fellside. The system needed to provide a controlled and auditable process for managing engineering change and needed to allow engineering changes to be managed efficiently within the organisation.

The solution needed to be flexible so that lower risk changes were handled differently from higher risk changes. They also wanted a configurable solution so that workflow and risk assessments could be modified in the future.

Functionality also needed to include managing temporary modifications requiring revalidation every 3 months. Continue reading “Case Study : Management of Change for Process Safety at PX”