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Lockout/Tagout: The Process of Controlling Hazardous Energy

Lockout/Tagout: The Process of Controlling Hazardous Energy

This comprehensive textbook explains management of energy sources, and covers applications such as complex isolation, group lockout/tagout, machinery guarding/ interlocks, and automated systems.

Lockout/Tagout: The Process of Controlling Hazardous Energy examines the dimensions of society’s challenge associated with the unexpected and sudden release of hazardous energy in the workplace. Edward Grund explores the nature and effect of these occurrences, the private sector’s efforts to combat the problem, various governmental initiatives to develop standards and to regulate employers, and the evolution of control measures to prevent incidents.

The book is intended to act as a guide to construct an effective hazardous-energy control process. The book explains:

  • Management of energy sources
  • Monitoring, measuring and assessing energy
  • Causation analysis
  • Energy transfer and special situations
  • Applications such as complex isolation, group lockout/tagout, machinery guarding/interlocks, and automated systems
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    Table of Contents

    1. Historical Perspectives
    2. Unexpected Energy Transfer
    3. Causation Analysis
    4. United States Hazardous Energy Regulations
    5. International Hazardous Energy Regulations
    6. The Process Approach
    7. System Elements
    8. Preventing Energy Transfer
    9. Monitoring, Measuring, and Assessing
    10. Special Situations and Applications
    11. Beyond Compliance

    Details

    Formats:Hardcover
    Dimensions: 8.5"x11"
    Pages: 436
    Copyright date: 1995
    Illustrated: Yes
    Product #: 12175-0000
    ISBN: 978-0-87912-189-1
    Suggested retail price: $109.54

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