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Mechanical Isolations

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Target audience:

All relevant personnel.

Course Goal/Description:

This awareness course provides an overview of industry best practice in relation to mechanical isolations, in accordance with HSG253:The safe isolation of plant and equipment.

Learning Objectives:

LO1 Explain the importance of isolation

LO2 Describe the work control systems used to manage and control mechanical isolations

LO3 Describe the typical roles and responsibilities associated with mechanical isolations

LO4 Define key isolation terminology

LO5 Identify the key stages of mechanical isolation

LO6 Identify the hazards associated with implementing mechanical isolations

LO7 Explain the risk assessment requirements and how to select the appropriate isolation category or standard

LO8 Describe the different categories or standards of isolation and the different isolation methods

LO9 Describe the requirement for contingency plans

LO10 Describe the requirement for isolation ‘variations’

LO11 Identify the planning, preparation and documentation requirements for mechanical isolations

LO12 Describe how mechanical isolations are implemented

LO13 Explain the draining, venting, purging and flushing requirements

LO14 Describe the requirement for proving isolation integrity and monitoring the effectiveness of mechanical isolations

LO15 Describe isolation security – lock out and tag out

LO16 Describe plant reinstatement requirements

LO17 Explain ‘own isolations’, ‘boundary isolations’ and ‘extended isolations’

LO18 Identify the human factor issues associated with isolation failure