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Risk Based Inspection - API 580


Arrelic’s Risk Based Inspection is a common tool that has been using in industry for many years. API has been produced the codes that relating to this methodology, such as: API 580 and API 581. API RP 580 introduces the principles and presents minimum general guidelines for developing a RBI program for fixed equipment and piping.


  • Overview of Risk-Based Inspection Principles

  • Introduction to API RP 580

  • Introduction to the 2nd Edition of API RP 581

  • Risk Determination & Inspection Planning

  • Assessing Damage Mechanisms & Probability of Failure

  • Assessing Consequences of Failure

  • Assessing Various Risk Determinations

  • Identifying, Understanding and Managing Risk Drivers

  • Risk-Based Inspection Planning

  • Financial Risk & Cost Benefit Analysis

  • Reassessment & Updating

  • Understanding Sensitivities of the Risk Models


  • Understand concepts and principles of Risk Based Inspection for risk management

  • Explain why RBI Analysis is used, the benefits and limitations of various RBI technologies

  • Understand the types of RBI assessments, probability and consequence, management of risks and determine the relationship between RBI and other risk-based / safety programs

  • Prepare RBI plans, practical likelihood and consequences analysis, optimize maintenance and inspection intervals

  • Develop an understanding on risk management with inspection activities

  • Determine the need to conduct an RBI re-assessment if process and hardware change

  • Recommend suitable risk mitigation actions such as equipment modification, redesign and rerating, emergency isolation, inventory reduction, blast-resistant construction and more

  • Know the various roles, responsibilities, training and qualification for RBI application

  • Use Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) techniques to develop scheduled maintenance plans that will provide an acceptable level of functionality, with an acceptable level of risk, in an efficient and cost-effective manner.


Engineers and managers involved in inspection activities and development such as; reliability engineer, inspection engineer, reliability manager, corrosion engineer, production manager, production engineer and technicians.

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