Prestartup (Safety) Reviews

Prestartup Safety Review (PSSR) Operational Readiness Review

The purpose of a PreStartup Review (PSR) is to ensure that initial start-ups, or start-ups following major project work, proceed safely and smoothly. Alternative names for the same activity are PreStartup Safety Review (PSSR) and Operational Readiness Review. As with most process safety activities a PSR will generally be performed by a small team made up of representatives from operations, maintenance, engineering, and safety. This eight minute video provides an overview of the topic.