Food and Beverage


The PSM standard applies to all Ammonia Refrigeration systems of 10,000 pounds or more. Of all the PSM covered processes, the Ammonia Refrigeration is the easiest to develop and maintain. Process & Safety Solutions LLC (PSS) personnel have extensive experience in conducting CHEM-NEP inspections of ammonia systems and the applicable OSHA requirements.

PSS assists our clients to develop and maintain regulatory compliance and integrity of their Ammonia Refrigeration System. Assistance may include total compliance or assistance only in the areas needed such as:

Complete Program & Compliance Documentation Management

Quarterly or Semi-Annual Facility Visits

Annual Visual Inspection of the Ammonia System (B-110/B-109)

Annual Required Testing & Inspection Safety Systems

Vibration Monitoring of Compressors and Pumps

Compressor Oil Sampling & Analysis

Ammonia & O2 Sensor Calibration

5-year Independent (Conduct a portion each year using a combination of UT and Digital Techniques to screen for Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI))

Ensure PM Documentation and Procedures are up to date

Annual Respirator Fit Testing

Operator Refresher Training

Annual Compliance Training (LMS)

Three-Year PSM Compliance Audit

PHA Revalidation


Our PSM services can help you maintain a degree of confidence in the sustainability and business performance of your ammonia system throughout the full life cycle of your assets.  Other services provided on an as-needed basis for a comprehensive compliance audit include:

Integrated HSE Management Systems Design and Development

Standard Operating Procedure Development & Review

Management of Change (MOC) System Design and Consulting

Relief System Design & Basis Development & Verification

P&ID Updates/CAD Services

Ventilation System Design Documentation & Testing

Safety Culture Evaluation, Training and Organizational Change

OSHA PSM Inspection Preparation

OSHA Mediation/Consulting

Contractor Evaluation Program Development & Certification