It does not matter the same protection is provided
When directed by a Supervisor
Only when the configuration of the equipment will not accept a lock
Always, a tag is safer than a lock.
Only the employee that hung it
Anyone, with permission of the employee that hung it
Only the Supervisor
Only the employee who hung it and his or her Supervisor if the employee can not be contacted
The Trouble Desk or SCADA after hours.
Anytime you know that another employee will be working the job.
Only with that employee’s permission
When your supervisor tells you to.
Never, this is a serious violation that you will be disciplined for.
No additional action is needed than normal.
You must keep a list of where you place your locks to make sure you get them all off
Tell your Supervisor
The craftsman must develop a detailed checklist and get it approved by his or her supervisor and that checklist must be turned into safety before hanging the Lockout/Tagout.
An employee whose job requires him or her to operate or use a machine or equipment on which servicing or maintenance is being performed under lockout or tagout conditions, or whose job requires them to work in an area in which such servicing or maintenance is being performed.
An employee, who has been trained, examined and is knowledgeable of the company’s lockout/tagout procedure and hazardous energy control and has been designated as such.
All employees are Authorized Employees.
None of the above.
The Building Manager or CDO
A sequential list of the locks to be removed
A Job Hazard Analysis
A operational test procedure
All of the above
A serial number
The companies Name
The responsible annex
The Authorized Employees Name and contact phone number.
At any time, this is normal practice.
Never, this is a serious safety violation that you can be disciplined for.
As directed by a supervisor.
Only under certain circumstances allowed for in 249-SPI-073
The equipment must be tried out to ensure that all hazardous energy has been isolated and bled off.
No special action is needed you can go to work.
All energy sources must be dissipated, bled, or restrained.
A and C
To place equipment that it is desired not to be operated out of service
To reserve the use of equipment for a specific employee
To protect employees from hazardous energy including electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, chemical, thermal, or any other types of energy.
Whatever the Affected employee decides he or she needs it for.
The Authorized Employee will make a visual inspection of the work area to ensure that all nonessential items have been removed, all components are operationally intact, and all affected personnel are informed.
No extra action is need.
The Authorized employee must establish a barrier between himself/herself and the equipment in case something unexpected happens.
Have a co-worker in close proximity to the equipment to identify problems when power is restored.
When authorized by Safety
When directed by a supervisor.
When you trust that employee to keep you safe
Never, this is a serious safety violation that you will be disciplined for.
After placing your lock on a group lockout box you must verify what is actually locked out and that the locks are in place
When transferring responsibility for a job during a shift changeover the on coming shift employee must hang his or her locks and verify the adequacy of the lockout before the off going shift employee can remove his or her locks.
A lockout/tagout must only be logged if it will remain hanging overnight
If you have any questions or doubts about how to lockout or tagout a piece of equipment you should consult your supervisor.
A local control On/Off switch may be used to lockout a piece of equipment.
A tie used to attach a tag must be able to withstand a 50lbs pull.
All tags and locks used will be standardized including type, size, color, and shape.
After clearing a lockout or tagout that had been logged you must immediately call the trouble desk or SCADA to clear it from the log
A group lockout will have an Authorized Employee assigned as overall responsible for lockout control.
Authorized Employees will be tested annually to maintain this designation
A checklist may not be required for machinery/equipment that has a single power source which can be readily identified and isolated.
A tag provides the same protection as a lock.
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