Lockout/tagout: Control Of Hazardous Energy! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Lockout/tagout: Control Of Hazardous Energy! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     When can a Tagout be used in lieu of a lockout?
    • A. 

      It does not matter the same protection is provided

    • B. 

      When directed by a Supervisor

    • C. 

      Only when the configuration of the equipment will not accept a lock

    • D. 

      Always, a tag is safer than a lock.

  • 2. 
     Who can remove a Lockout/Tagout?
    • A. 

      Only the employee that hung it

    • B. 

      Anyone, with permission of the employee that hung it

    • C. 

      Only the Supervisor

    • D. 

      Only the employee who hung it and his or her Supervisor if the employee can not be contacted

  • 3. 
    To log a Lockout/Tagout, who do you contact?
    • A. 

      The Trouble Desk or SCADA after hours.

    • B. 

      Your Supervisor

    • C. 

      Safety

    • D. 

      Your Lead

  • 4. 
    When can you hang a Lockout/Tagout for another employee with his or her name on it
    • A. 

      Anytime you know that another employee will be working the job.

    • B. 

      Only with that employee’s permission

    • C. 

      When your supervisor tells you to.

    • D. 

      Never, this is a serious violation that you will be disciplined for.

  • 5. 
    When more than one lock or tag is needed to safely secure a piece of equipment because it has multiple sources of hazardous energy, what must be done?
    • A. 

      No additional action is needed than normal.

    • B. 

      You must keep a list of where you place your locks to make sure you get them all off

    • C. 

      Tell your Supervisor

    • D. 

      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.

  • 6. 
    Who are the only one’s that are authorized to hang or clear a Lockout/Tagout?
    • A. 

      Authorized Employees

    • B. 

      Affected Employees

    • C. 

      Authorizing Officers

    • D. 

      Craftsmen

  • 7. 
     Who is an Authorized Employee?
    • A. 

      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.

    • B. 

      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.

    • C. 

      All employees are Authorized Employees.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 8. 
    Who must an Authorized Employee notify before hanging or removing a lockout/Tagout?
    • A. 

      Safety

    • B. 

      A supervisor

    • C. 

      The Building Manager or CDO

    • D. 

      A Lead

  • 9. 
    According to 249-SPI-073, what must be developed and reviewed by a Supervisor before an Authorized Employee can remove any locks or tags and restore equipment.
    • A. 

      A sequential list of the locks to be removed

    • B. 

      A Job Hazard Analysis

    • C. 

      A operational test procedure

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
     What information must be attached to all lockout locks
    • A. 

      A serial number

    • B. 

      The companies Name

    • C. 

      The responsible annex

    • D. 

      The Authorized Employees Name and contact phone number.

  • 11. 
    When can a Lockout/Tagout lock or tag be used to place equipment out of service because it is desired not to be operated?
    • A. 

      At any time, this is normal practice.

    • B. 

      Never, this is a serious safety violation that you can be disciplined for.

    • C. 

      As directed by a supervisor.

    • D. 

      Only under certain circumstances allowed for in 249-SPI-073

  • 12. 
    After hanging a lockout or tagout what must be done before starting work?
    • A. 

      The equipment must be tried out to ensure that all hazardous energy has been isolated and bled off.

    • B. 

      No special action is needed you can go to work.

    • C. 

      All energy sources must be dissipated, bled, or restrained.

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 13. 
    What is the only purpose of a Lockout/Tagout?
    • A. 

      To place equipment that it is desired not to be operated out of service

    • B. 

      To reserve the use of equipment for a specific employee

    • C. 

      To protect employees from hazardous energy including electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, chemical, thermal, or any other types of energy.

    • D. 

      Whatever the Affected employee decides he or she needs it for.

  • 14. 
    What must be done before restoring energy to equipment after removing a lockout/tagout?
    • A. 

      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.

    • B. 

      No extra action is need.

    • C. 

      The Authorized employee must establish a barrier between himself/herself and the equipment in case something unexpected happens.

    • D. 

      Have a co-worker in close proximity to the equipment to identify problems when power is restored.

  • 15. 
    When can you give the key to your lockout lock to another employee
    • A. 

      When authorized by Safety

    • B. 

      When directed by a supervisor.

    • C. 

      When you trust that employee to keep you safe

    • D. 

      Never, this is a serious safety violation that you will be disciplined for.

  • 16. 
    Which of the following statements is not true about lockout/ tagout?
    • A. 

      After placing your lock on a group lockout box you must verify what is actually locked out and that the locks are in place

    • B. 

      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.

    • C. 

      A lockout/tagout must only be logged if it will remain hanging overnight

    • D. 

      If you have any questions or doubts about how to lockout or tagout a piece of equipment you should consult your supervisor.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not true about lockout/tagout?
    • A. 

      A group lockout will have an Authorized Employee assigned as overall responsible for lockout control.

    • B. 

      Authorized Employees will be tested annually to maintain this designation

    • C. 

      A checklist may not be required for machinery/equipment that has a single power source which can be readily identified and isolated.

    • D. 

      A tag provides the same protection as a lock.

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is not true about lockout/tagout?
    • A. 

      A local control On/Off switch may be used to lockout a piece of equipment.

    • B. 

      A tie used to attach a tag must be able to withstand a 50lbs pull.

    • C. 

      All tags and locks used will be standardized including type, size, color, and shape.

    • D. 

      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