PED Gap analyses

For a customer in the process industry which had acquired new facilities in the Netherlands, IP-Solutions has executed a gap-analyses on the Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) and Praktijk Regels Drukapparatuur (PRDA). The objective was to establish whether there were compliance gaps between the as-is situation and the statutory requirements. Together with employees of the customer IP-Solutions has mapped the as-is status of all pressure equipment and assessed the assigned PED category and the potential impact on maintenance activities. Using available documentation, the as-is mapping of equipment and the requirements of PED, a gap analyses was executed leading to an improvement program to resolve the identified issues.