This course is fully tailored to meet your own company needs and will be adapted to meet the requirements of your management system and processes, the following provides a suggested content only:
- Different hazardous energy types which can be found in the sector Multiple energy sources and how they can be controlled.
- Upstream and downstream energy sources
- Labelling of isolators and machinery and of which actions to take where labels are missing or illegible
- Lock-Out equipment – an introduction to their use, using demonstration
- Emergency stop devices – why they must not be used for isolation
- Roles involved and the core responsibility of each role to ensure safe isolation and lock-out of machinery
- Sequence of steps to achieve safe isolation and lock-out and the role of the isolation officer / controller/ owner
- Importance of the test function in the sequence of steps
- What could potentially go wrong with equipment and measures to control this
- Sequence of steps to achieve complex isolation and lock-out
- Activities requiring isolation and lock-out and which actions to take if unsure
- Productions stops – control and use
- Diagnostic testing – use as a last resort and control by permit to work
- Interlock devices, light curtains and mechan systems – problems and issues
- Isolation and lock-out procedures
- Forced lock removal – process steps and control
- Periodic inspections and pre-use visual inspections for isolation and lock out equipment
- Potential consequences of failing to follow isolation and lock-out of machinery
Some clients also include a site based practical as part of the training or an observed one to one assessment covering different hazardous energy sources and how to safely isolate before any local authorisation is granted.
Who is it for?Aimed at any level of your company
DurationApproximately 6 hours
Group size8 to 12
This course can be customised to suit your specific needs.