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Case Study: Action Item Resolution I

Posted by Dustin Smith, P.E. on Feb 1, 2017 5:00:00 PM
Dustin Smith, P.E.


The Opportunity:

Over the course of a four year time period, a major United States refinery was inundated with over 1,000 action items and asked Smith & Burgess to provide recommended resolutions.

Our Solution:

In order to turn around their PSM Management standards, Smith & Burgess performed extensive interviews with operations engineers at the refinery’s request.

The Results:

After two weeks of investigation, Smith & Burgess identified that one third of the action items were invalid and then prepared a plan to drive closures on the remaining two-thirds. Our engineer’s help the refinery install a successful and sustainable PSM Management Program for future compliance.

  • Facility Type: Refinery

  • Services Provided: Action Item Resolution

Download this Case Study Here:
Action Item Resolution I


Topics: Action Item Resolution, Case Study, Refinery, PSM, PSM Review, PSM Audit, Mitigation

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