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De energization and lockout safety reminder training

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De energization and lockout safety reminder training

  1. 1. De-energization and Lockout it is more THAN A SAFETY REMINDER it is a Lesson in PREVENTION in the WORKPLACE
  2. 2. Government Safety Regulations • What sections require – When lockout required • What sections require – Lockout procedures • What sections require – Access to energy isolating devices – Using Electrical panels for lockout
  3. 3. Government Safety Regulations • What sections require – Verifying lockout • What sections require – Worker responsibilities • What sections require – Removal of locks
  4. 4. Government Safety Regulations • What sections require – Group lockout procedure • What sections require – Alternate procedures
  5. 5. Government Safety Regulations • What sections require – When locks are not required • What sections require – Work on energized equipment
  6. 6. Definitions • Control power – The power source that activates the main energy source • De-energization – Procedure to disconnect and isolate equipment
  7. 7. Definitions • Energy Sources – Electrical – Mechanical – Hydraulic or Pneumatic – Chemical – Thermal – Other sources
  8. 8. Definitions • Energy Isolating Device – Prevents release of energy to equipment – May include switches, circuit breakers, valves
  9. 9. Definitions • Group Lockout – A system to simplify multiple lockout
  10. 10. Definitions • Hard Start – Attempting to start equipment after de- energization and lock out
  11. 11. Definitions • Interlock – A switch that prevents machinery from starting
  12. 12. Definitions • Personal Lock – Unique lock issued to a worker • Lockout – Use of a lock to isolate equipment
  13. 13. Definitions • Lockout Scissors – Allows more than one lock on a lockout point
  14. 14. Definitions • Maintenance – Work done to keep equipment in safe operating condition – Installing – Repairing – Cleaning – Lubricating – Clearing obstructions
  15. 15. Definitions • Normal production – Routine, repetitive work – Integral to normal use of equipment
  16. 16. Definitions • Powered Equipment or Machinery – Equipment that uses or stores energy, and – Can start unexpectedly, or – Can release energy unexpectedly
  17. 17. Definitions • Qualified Person – Knowledgeable of the hazards and how to control them
  18. 18. Definitions • Soft Start – Starting equipment from a computer control station
  19. 19. Responsibilities • Employer • Senior Managers • Managers / Supervisors • Workers
  20. 20. Responsibilities • Employer / Senior Management – Establish the lockout system – Ensure personal locks are available – Ensure written procedures are developed – Ensure workers are trained
  21. 21. Responsibilities • Managers / Supervisors – All workers understand and follow procedures – Workers have personal locks – Other lockout equipment is available – Maintain list of equipment requiring lockout – Workers are trained
  22. 22. Responsibilities • Workers – Participate in lockout training – Lock out using proper procedures – Ensure lockout is in place before starting work – Remove personal locks when job complete – Keep control of keys to personal lock
  23. 23. Hazard Identification and Assessment • For each piece of equipment: – Complete hazard Identification checklist – Complete risk assessment for each hazard – Develop lockout procedures
  24. 24. Lockout Procedures • Lockout Sequence 1. De-energize 2. Apply locks 3. Verify lockout
  25. 25. Lockout Procedures • Lockout Sequence - continued 4. Interlocks 5. Release energy sources 6. Lock removal 7. End of shift transfer
  26. 26. Lockout Procedures • De-energize – Identify the energy sources – De-energize and isolate – If complicated, “qualified person” must de- energize
  27. 27. Lockout Procedures • Apply locks – Each worker attaches his/her own lock – Cables cannot be used for more than 4 switches
  28. 28. Lockout Procedures • Verify lockout – First person to apply lock tests lockout – Test from the operator’s console – Disable computer controls or interlocks – Attempt a soft start on computer systems
  29. 29. Lockout Procedures • Interlocks – Upstream interlocks can give false reading – Must be noted in written procedures
  30. 30. Lockout Procedures • Release Energy Sources – Ensure all sources are released – Written procedures should address this
  31. 31. Lockout Procedures • Lock Removal and Re-starting – Remove all tools – Guards in place – Notify affected employees – Equipment in neutral – Each worker removes his/her own lock
  32. 32. Lockout Procedures • End-of-Shift Transfer – Orderly transfer of locks – Use to maintain lockout integrity
  33. 33. Lockout Procedures • Removing Another Worker’s Lock – Supervisor attempts to contact worker – Supervisor removes lock as per procedures – Document steps taken – use form – Guards at danger points – Notify worker prior to next shift
  34. 34. Lockout Procedures • Working On Energized Equipment – Equipment operation required during maintenance or testing – Written alternative procedures required
  35. 35. Lockout Procedures • Group Lockout – Requires two qualified workers – Written checklist must be used and posted – Container secured by 2 personal locks – Each worker must apply personal lock – Either qualified worker can remove locks
  36. 36. Lockout Procedures • Mobile Equipment Lockout – Mobile equipment must be locked out – Use ignition key and lockbox – Multiple lockout procedure may be necessary – Disconnect battery
  37. 37. Lockout Procedures • Individual lockout procedures • Equipment-specific procedures • Lockout checklist • Lock removal form
  38. 38. Summary • Lockout procedures protect YOU – Follow lockout procedures – Never attempt lockout without training – Control your lock and key – Understand all procedures – Report unsafe acts and conditions

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