Replacement in Kind Form

When changing existing processes and equipment, it’s important to make sure new variables don’t affect the safety of the entire system. Through the management of change process, you can ensure safe modifications.

replacement in kind is any swap for a variable that aligns with the specifications of the existing system. Examples include different chemicals, process steps, or pieces of equipment.

Use this form to ensure that any replacement in kind does not disrupt the process. It outlines a four-step process for evaluating replacements:

  1. Evaluation
  2. MOC Requirements
  3. Conclusion
  4. Approvals

You can also use this form to catalog the original items and your replacements. This is a best practice of any MOC process to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

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