Asset Integrity Management (AIM)

Asset Integrity Management (AIM) is a standard of operating that aims to protect equipment, health, safety, and environment.  While there are numerous definitions of AIM, we define AIM as the cradle-to-grave approach to understanding and operating equipment in a safe, reliable manner. AIM does not apply merely to aging infrastructure; instead, it considers all stages of the equipment life cycle, from conception, to engineering and design, construction, operation, inspection, and finally to repair/replacement when necessary.

 

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    • Published on January 11, 2016

      Optimal cleaning to an "inspection clean" status ensures operational efficiency and a longer duration between heat exchanger cleaning requirements.

    • Published on September 26, 2013

      Pinnacle Webinar - Mechanical Integrity Assessment: Why Bother? from PinnacleAIS on Vimeo. Government regulations require facilities to have a documented safety program in place, yet there are still many plants without any type of mechanical integrity program. Even if your location has a program that meets regulation standards,...

    • Published on September 22, 2011

      U.S. Chemical Safety Board safety video covering three accidents that occurred over a 33-hour period in 2010 at the Dupont plant in Belle, WV.

    • Published on April 1, 2011

      Marking the one year anniversary of the tragic accident at the Tesoro Refinery in Anacortes, Washington, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released a video safety message.

    • Published on March 21, 2011

      U.S. Chemical Safety Board safety video depicting events leading to the August 28, 2008, catastrophic explosion and fire at the Bayer CropScience facility in Institute, WV, that fatally injured two workers.

    • Published on November 9, 2009

      U.S. Chemical Safety Board safety video discussing how improperly installed or modified pressure vessels have led to a number of serious chemical accidents.

    • Published on January 7, 2009

      As temperatures continue to drop, it's important for process plants to be prepared for the unique safety challenges of subfreezing weather, according to U.S. Chemical Safety Board Chairman John Bresland.

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