49 CFR § 192.911 - What are the elements of an integrity management program?
An operator's initial integrity management program begins with a framework (see§ 192.907) and evolves into a more detailed and comprehensive integrity management program, as information is gained and incorporated into the program. An operator must make continual improvements to its program. The initial program framework and subsequent program must, at minimum, contain the following elements. (When indicated, refer to ASME/ANSI B31.8S (incorporated by reference, see§ 192.7) for more detailed information on the listed element.)
(a) An identification of all high consequence areas, in accordance with § 192.905.
(c) An identification of threats to each covered pipeline segment, which must include data integration and a risk assessment. An operator must use the threat identification and risk assessment to prioritize covered segments for assessment (§ 192.917) and to evaluate the merits of additional preventive and mitigative measures (§ 192.935) for each covered segment.
(j) Record keeping provisions meeting the requirements of § 192.947.
(k) A management of change process as outlined in ASME/ANSI B31.8S, section 11.
(l) A quality assurance process as outlined in ASME/ANSI B31.8S, section 12.
(1) OPS; and
(n) Procedures for providing (when requested), by electronic or other means, a copy of the operator's risk analysis or integrity management program to -
(1) OPS; and
(o) Procedures for ensuring that each integrity assessment is being conducted in a manner that minimizes environmental and safety risks.