Safety Management in an Oil Company through Failure Mode Effects and Critical Analysis

Benedictus Rahardjo




Abstract


This study attempts to apply Failure Mode Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA) to improve the safety of a production system, specifically the production process of an oil company. Since food processing is a worldwide issue and self-management of a food company is more important than relying on government regulations, therefore this study focused on that matter. The initial step of this study is to identify and analyze the criticality of the potential failure modes of the production process. Furthermore, take corrective action to minimize the probability of repeating the same failure mode, followed by a re-analysis of its criticality. The results of corrective actions were compared with those before improvement conditions by testing the significance of the difference using two sample t-test. The final measured result is the Criticality Priority Number (CPN), which refers to the severity category of the failure mode and the probability of occurrence of the same failure mode. The recommended actions proposed by the FMECA significantly reduce the CPN compared with the value before improvement, with increases of 38.46% for the palm olein case study.


References


  1. Malik, A., Masood, F., and Ahmad, S. Food Processing: Strategies for Quality Assessment, a Broad Perspective. New York: Springer, 2014.
  2. Burlingame, B., and Pineiro, M. The Essential Balance: Risks and Benefits in Food Safety and Quality, Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 20, 2007, pp. 139-146.
  3. Yage, X. New Food Scandals Lead Consumers To Wonder About “What They Can Eat”. Retrieved from Asia News website: http://www.asia-news.it/news-en/ on 26th October 2013
  4. Chung, L. Concerns Over Food Safety Build In Taiwan After Scandals. Retrieved from South China Morning Post website: http://www.scmp. com/news/china/article/1348274/on 05th November 2013.
  5. Muralidharan, K. Six Sigma for Organizational Excellence: A Statistical Approach. New Delhi, India: Springer, 2015, pp. 241
  6. Braglia, M. MAFMA: Multi-attribute Failure Mode Analysis, International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, 17(9), 2000, pp. 1017-1033.
  7. US Military Standard, MIL-STD-1629A. Procedures for Performing a Failure Mode, Effect and Criticality Analysis. USA: Department of Defense, 1983
  8. Chandler, G., Denson, W., Rossi M., and Wanner, R. Failure Mode/Mechanism Distributions. Rome, NY: Reliability Analysis Center, 1991.
  9. Bertolini, M., Bevilacqua, M., and Massini, R. FMECA approach to product traceability in the food industry. Food Control, 17(2), 2006, pp. 137-145.
  10. Ford. Potential Failure Mode and Effects Analysis in Design (Design FMECA) and for Manufacturing and Assembly Process (Process FMECA) Instruction Manual. Detroit, MI: Internal Report, 1988.
  11. Zanussi. FMEA: Guida All’analisi del Guasto. Italy: Internal Report, 1989.
  12. Pirelli. FMEA-FMECA: Analisi Delle Modalita Degli Effetti e Delle Criticita dei Guasti. Milan: Internal Report, 1988
  13. Bowles, J. B. An Assessment of RPN Prioritization in a Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis, Journal of Institute of Environmental Sciences & Technology, 47(1), 2004, pp. 51-56.
  14. Bowles, J. B., and Pelaez, C. E. Fuzzy Logic Prioritization of Failures in a System Failure Mode, Effects and Criticality Analysis. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 50(2), 1995, pp. 203-213.
  15. Lim, T. K. “Palm+stearin” Medicinal and non-medicinal edible plants. Dordrecht: Springer, 2010.


Full Text: PDF

Instructions for Preparing Papers for JTI.docx
Panduan untuk Menulis di JTI.docx

The Journal is published by The Institute of Research & Community Outreach - Petra Christian University. It available online supported by Directorate General of Higher Education - Ministry of National Education - Republic of Indonesia.

©All right reserved 2016.Jurnal Teknik Industri, ISSN: 1411-2485, e-ISSN: 2087-7439

shopify traffic stats
View My Stats




Copyright © Research Center Web-Dev Team