Guide to Control of Hazardous Energy

Guide to Control of Hazardous Energy

SMACNA

Description

This 54-page guide is designed to assist contractors in determining their need to control hazardous energy, as well as development of a hazardous energy control program. The manual contains toolbox talks, a copy of the OSHA standard on control of hazardous energy, and a program audit checklist in the appendices. (Lockout/Tagout)

Details

Topic
Safety and Health, Energy-Environment
Media Type
Book
Page Count
54

Table of Contents

Guide to Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout)
2
Foreword
3
Lockout/Tagout Task Force
3
TABLE OF CONTENTS
5
SECTION 1 CONTROLLING HAZARDOUS ENERGY SOURCES
7
1.1 OVERVIEW
8
1.2 MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES
8
SECTION 2 THE LOCKOUT/TAGOUT PROGRAM
10
2.1 WHAT IS THE LOCKOUT/TAGOUT PROGRAM?
11
2.2 WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THE LOCKOUT/TAGOUT PROGRAM?
11
2.3 WHAT IS HAZARDOUS ENERGY?
11
2.4 ARE LOCKOUT AND TAGOUT THE SAME?
12
2.5 ARE ALL OF MY EMPLOYEES INVOLVED IN THIS PROGRAM?
12
2.6 HOW IS MACHINERY OR EQUIPMENT LOCKED OUT?
13
2.7 WHAT ARE SOME OTHER ENERGY ISOLATING DEVICES?
14
2.8 IS OUR MACHINERY OR EQUIPMENT CAPABLE OF BEING LOCKED OUT?
14
2.9 WHAT IS A TAGOUT DEVICE?
15
2.10 WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR LOCKOUT/TAGOUT?
15
2.11 WE HAVE A CUT-OFF SAW THAT ROUTINELY NEEDS BLADE REPLACEMENT.
16
2.12 WHAT ARE TYPICAL SERVICING ACTIVITIES?
16
2.13 WHAT HAPPENS WHEN SERVICING OR MAINTENANCE EXTENDS BEYOND THE AUTHORIZED EMPLOYEE’S SHIFT?
16
2.14 WHY MUST ALL OF THESE PROCEDURES BE IN WRITTEN FORM?
16
SECTION 3 EMPLOYEE TRAINING
19
3.1 INTRODUCTION
20
3.2 ANNUAL REVIEW
21
3.3 IMPACT ON PROCEDURES FOR ENTERING PERMIT-REQUIRED CONFINED SPACES
21
SECTION 4 DEVELOPING A LOCKOUT/TAGOUT PROGRAM
22
4.1 INTRODUCTION
23
4.2 SCOPE
23
4.3 PURPOSE
23
4.4 POLICY STATEMENT
23
4.5 LOCKOUT/TAGOUT PROCEDURES
23
SECTION 5 SAMPLE LOCKOUT/TAGOUT PROGRAM
25
ENERGY CONTROL PROGRAM
26
SCOPE
26
PURPOSE
26
POLICY
26
TRAINING
26
LOCKOUT/TAGOUT PROCEDURES
27
Start--up Procedures
28
APPENDIX A TOOLBOX TALKS
30
Hazardous Energy
31
Attendance List:
32
Lockout
33
Tagout
35
Lockout/Tagout Training
37
You must be trained!
39
What do you do now?
41
Shut down and Start-up Procedures
43
APPENDIX B OSHA STANDARDS
45
OSHA Regulations 29 CFR 1910.147
46
(a) Scope, application and purpose
46
(b) Definitions applicable to this section.
47
(c) General
48
(d) Application of control.
52
(e) Release from lockout or tagout.
53
(f) Additional requirements.
53
APPENDIX C LOCKOUT/TAGOUT CHECKLIST
56
NOTES
58