Training Course

Opportunities for Improvement in FEMI Programs

By John Reynolds, Principal Consultant at Intertek.

Course Description

This course addresses the top ten opportunities for improvement in fixed equipment mechanical integrity (FEMI) programs as identified by John Reynolds. These areas for improvement are based upon his 50+ years of experience in the refining & petrochemical industry as well as his participation in over 100 separate site assessments of FEMI programs.

This course includes:

  • 4.00 CPDs/PDHs (certificate provided upon completion)
  • Over 4 hours of on-demand video, including an exam
  • Access for 90 days upon beginning the course
  • Slides are not available for this course

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. Tracking Your Top FEMI Risks
  3. Improving Our Understanding of All the Potential Damage Mechanisms in Each Process Unit
  4. The Work Process for Identification and Implementation of Integrity Operating Windows
  5. Learning from FEMI Incidents and Near-Misses in the Industry
  6. The Top Ten Opportunities for Improvement in Piping Inspection Programs
  7. Improving the Application of Industry In-Service Inspection Codes and Standards
  8. Improving the Application of the Best Inspection Technology
  9. Documentation of FEMI Systems
  10. The Pursuit of Qualified FEMI Personnel
  11. The Importance of FEMI Data Analysis
  12. Conclusion


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