Memo - Recognized And Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices (RAGAGEP) in Process Safety Management (PSM) Enforcement

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Memo - Recognized And Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices (RAGAGEP) in Process Safety Management (PSM) Enforcement

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This memorandum provides guidance on the enforcement of the 29 CFR 1910.119 - PSM standard's RAGAGEP requirements, including how to interpret "shall" and "should" language in published codes, standards, technical reports, recommended practices or similar documents, as well as the use of internal employer documents as RAGAGEP (Recognized and generally accepted good engineering practice).

Also reference the Memo - Process Safety Management (PSM) Retail Exemption Enforcement Policy and Memo - Process Safety Management (PSM) Guidance: Appendix A Threshold Quantities. Additional information and resources can be found on the safety and health topic page for Process Safety Management.

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