Management of Change

Definition(s)


Management of Change

A documented management system for review and approval of changes (both physical and process) to pressure vessels prior to implementation of the change. The MOC process includes involvement of inspection personnel that may need to alter inspection plans as a result of the change.

Source: API 510, Pressure Vessel Inspection Code: In-service Inspection, Rating, Repair, and Alteration, Tenth Edition, May 2014, with Addendum May 2017. Global Standards

 

Management of Change

A documented management system for review and approval of changes (both physical and process) to piping systems prior to implementation of the change. The MOC process includes involvement of inspection personnel that may need to alter inspection plans as a result of the change.

Source: API 570, Piping Inspection Code: In-service Inspection, Rating, Repair, and Alteration of Piping Systems, Fourth Edition, February 2016, with Addendum May 2017. Global Standards

Management of Change

A change control process that is implemented to safely manage variation in people, organization, practices, procedure, equipment, or materials in the approved plan or guideline.

  • NOTE: A MOC process ensures that changes (and the resulting risks, if any) are reviewed, evaluated, approved, and documented by the responsible and accountable parties (prior to initiating or continuing the operation.

Source: API  Bulletin 97, Well Construction Interface Document Guidelines, First Edition, December 2013. Global Standards