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OSHA Inspection

Use of Internal PSM Audits by OSHA Inspectors

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Before the OSHA PSM standard became official (May 1992), OSHA said that they would not use 3rd party or even first party (internal audits) of PSM against a company, but then they add “initially”.  When asked by us what this meant, they said the first few years of implementation of PSM; this was to encourage covered sites to do PSM …

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Process Safety Management

PSM (process safety management) – Basics: What it is and isn’t.

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Firstly, you cannot “write a PSM” …. I’m not even sure what that would be. PSM is a not a document for compliance like some environmental studies. PSM, if done correctly, is a way to run a business. If developed and implemented right, it will control the human factors that control the human error that lead to component failures and …

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