It is estimated that, out of 100 equipments to be managed, the task will be difficult but feasible at the price of a rigor and a constant attention, with personnel totally involved and available, a spreadsheet type “EXCEL”, but also with all the disadvantages of this kind of management:
From a hundred equipments, a dedicated computer tool becomes essential.
It is known that today, the basic principle for monitoring equipment, and more particularly for pressure equipment and cylindrical aboveground storage tanks, within the framework of the modernization plan, is relatively well defined and is based on a strategy that is both simple and complex.
NB: For sites that do not have a CRS (monitored by a competent person on site or subcontracted), although not mandatory at the present time, the trend is for operators to encourage the creation of inspection plans on their sites.
The risk analysis being based on :
It is imperative and indispensable to have a computer tool that can generate these risk analyses, according to and in compliance with the texts used, while being flexible enough to adapt to the specificities of each operator.
Positive impact: a reliability and a coherence essential and required by the supervisory bodies, in the treatment of the equipment