Edwin A. Merrick, PE: About the Author
Senior Engineer, The Augustus Group

Edwin A. Merrick, PE

Edwin A. Merrick, PE has 45 years of engineering experience, specializing in Risk Management, Materials, Asset Integrity, Bolting/Flange Management and RBI Technology Application. Ed headed the AIF/MPC task group, successfully resolved bolting/flange integrity issues to NRC satisfaction, and requested ASME MC action in early 1990’s to implement what is now known as PCC-1. In addition, Ed developed a CMA MI Supplement used to train over 300 member companies, developed Aptech’ s RBI Software, implemented the first full Refinery RBI program at BHP Hawaii, and is responsible for many RBI Implementations World-Wide.

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Risk Management (RBI/Reliability) in a Lean Operating Environment and Uncertain Future
January/February 2017 Inspectioneering Journal
By Edwin A. Merrick, PE at The Augustus Group

This article presents a perspective on the human factor and emphasizes the value of using risk tools at all levels in the organization to help provide management focus during times of severe economic pressure.

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