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ISPRA (Italian National Institute for Environmental Protection and Research)

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Article archive for ISPRA (Italian National Institute for Environmental Protection and Research);

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The ageing challenge of hazardous installations 04 July 2023

In this article, Romualdo Marrazzo from ISPRA (Italian National Institute for Environmental Protection and Research) presents examples of how organisations manage the issue of ageing asset problems through specific procedures oriented to “asset integrity management”. The article will also describe the results of Safety Management System (SMS) inspections, where weaknesses emerged with reference to ageing and asset integrity of the hazardous installations inspected....

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Reorganisation measures and management continuity during the pandemic 11 April 2023

This article aims to highlight the enforcement and monitoring activities carried out at industrial sites in Italy during the COVID pandemic, with particular reference to SMS (Safety Management System) inspections in process industry sites subject to the obligations of Directive 2012/18 / EU (so-called Seveso III), showing the strengths and benefits of a new inspection method....