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Guidelines for Hazard (Energy) Control During Maintenance and Servicing.
NIOSH 1981 Sep:103 pages
The guidelines for hazard energy (lockout) control during maintenance and servicing operations are reviewed. The management commitment, the criteria for working with or without energy present and the energy sources are discussed. The vocabulary use is defined. Statistical investigation, facility visits, literature search, and accident scenarios are described. Guidelines for hazard control during maintenance and services are discussed. The areas in which further research is needed are described. The author recommends further research be conducted on maintenance hazards with dangerous materials, on potential hazards in new technological applications, and on an improved accident reporting system.
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-79-0024; Control-methods; Safety-engineering; Ergonomics; Accident-prevention; Control-equipment;
NTIS Accession No.
NIOSH, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Morgantown, West Virginia, 103 pages, 92 references
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division