Process Safety Management: Mechanical Integrity

October 11-12, 2023Process Safety Management-Mechanical Integrity

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Join us for this 2-day course as we continue our OSHA 29CFR 1910.119 Process Safety Management series by expanding upon the regulatory element of Mechanical Integrity.

With this management and oversight training course,

  • Learn how to properly plan, execute, and utilize MI activities-methods at your plant site, incorporating the latest regulatory interpretations and trends.

  • Perform practical, hands-on exercises in combination with instructor-led modules that provide opportunities for participants to practice and reinforce MI tools as they are presented and learned.

On site, Oct 11-12

Cargill, Inc.
650 Industrial Park Dr
Blair, NE 68008

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn about the role of Mechanical Integrity (MI) in preventing and mitigating process safety incidents.

  • Ascertain the primary components of an MI Program and how to enhance or create specific aspects or an entire program for compliance.

  • Identify and categorize equipment and instrumentation, including Safety Critical Equipment.

  • Determine how to develop or improve Inspection, Testing andPreventative Maintenance (ITPM) plans, guided by failure modes and damage mechanisms, implementing Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE), and using Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practice.

  • Identify the types of written procedures for MI and ITPM; and differentiate training and qualification for personnel implementing MI.

  • Recognize how to address and correct equipment deficiencies using acceptance criteria and to develop a Quality Assurance Program for equipment, spare parts, maintenance materials and repairs.

  • Learn of industry advances in condition monitoring, predictive maintenance, Asset Integrity Management, and risk management and prioritization methods such as FMEA, LOPA, and RBI.

  • Gain in-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements for MI and its applicability under OSHA 29CFR Part 1910.119 and its central function in PSM.

Who is this Training for?

Managers – PSM, EHS and compliance, plant, maintenance, instrumentation & controls, operations, departmental.

Engineers – New and experienced front-line, PSM, maintenance, instrumentation & controls, inspection & testing, EHS, process, plant, others implementing MI.

Auditing, QA, MI Program Support – Auditors of regulatory and/or company policy compliance, inspectors, MI Quality Assurance, corporate process safety support staff.


$1,700 per participant.

Tuition Reimbursement: The Nebraska Ethanol Board is offering a tuition reimbursement of $500 per person upon completion for employees of qualifying ethanol plants located in Nebraska. Reimbursement funds are limited to the first 20 qualifying registrants.  

Certificates of Completion will be issued awarding 1.3 CEUs (equal to 13 PDHs), often used to maintain professional licenses. Sessions led by an instructor from Advantage Risk Solutions.

Registration Deadline, August 25, 2023

Phillip Myers

About the Instructor

Philip M. Myers is President, Principal Consultant, and Founder of Advantage Risk Solutions (2000), a process safety, risk analysis, and risk management consultancy based Sunbury, Ohio. He has 34 years of experience serving industry from the project and plant level to the corporate board room. Mr. Myers has developed and instructed PHA, process safety, and risk analysis training courses in the US and internationally for over 20 years.

He also advises industry associations and governments. He is highly experienced in hazard identification and risk analysis techniques such as HAZOP, LOPA, Event Tree Analysis (ETA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), BowTie/Barrier Analysis, Consequence modeling, Facility Siting, Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA), and Business/Financial Risk Assessment (FRA).

Mr. Myers was trained in PHA/HAZOP by leaders of ICI, where HAZOP was invented. Mr. Myers has long served in leadership and as a technical contributor to the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Global Congress on Process Safety (GCPS) and other professional conferences, journals, and publications in process safety and risk analysis.

He served as the Process Plant Safety Symposium (PPSS) overall Symposium Chair in 2007 and Co-Chair in 2006, and as a technical Session Chair for every other PPSS held since 2003. He also serves as the Secretary-Treasurer for the AIChE Safety and Health Division (focusing on process safety) since 2011, and previously served as Director (2007-09).

Mr. Myers has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University, and a Management Certificate from the Executive Education Program at the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.

Hotel accommodations

Are available (not included in Workshop registration)
Process Safety Management Course Block October 10th-12th, 2023

Holiday Inn


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cherry Hills

6939 N 102 Circle Omaha, NE 68122 402-505-8181

Book Hotel

$110.00 – Standard Room 1 King or 2 Queen Beds

Free hot breakfast buffet served 6:30am-9:30am Weekdays, and 6:30am-10:00am on Weekends.

  • onsite pool, hot tub, and fitness center
  • Wireless internet and parking are complimentary
  • Several Restaurants are within walking distance of the hotel.

Individual Cancellations are due 24 hours prior to arrival.

Or call the hotel directly at (402-505-8181) and ask for the Process Safety Management Course Group rate

The cut-off date to make reservations: September 26, 2023
Reservations may be added after the cut-off date based on hotels room type availability. Rates are not guaranteed after the cut-off date.

Holiday Inn


Blair Holiday Inn Express & Suites

1933 Holly Street, Blair, NE 68008

531-209-4080 Phone booking only

*Ask for the Cargill rate while mentioning our PSM Event with UNL at Cargill


UNL Engineering
Advantage Risk Solutions

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