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Document ID (ISN)105029
CIS number 06-685
ISBN(s) 0-7176-6171-7
Year 2006
Convention or series no. HSG253
Title The safe isolation of plant and equipment
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 2nd ed., 2006. iv, 57p. Illus. 33 ref. Price: GBP 12.95.
Abstract This guidance describes procedures for the safe isolation of process plant and equipment in the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry, in chemical manufacturing and in pipelines associated with these industries. The procedures are designed to reduce the risk of releasing hazardous substances during intrusive activity such as maintenance and sampling operations. Contents: management of isolations; safe systems of work for isolation activities; key stages of process isolation; isolation conditions requiring specific considerations.
Descriptors (primary) shutdown procedure; United Kingdom; petrochemical industry; petroleum and natural gas industry; safe working methods
Descriptors (secondary) legal aspects; piping; valves; safety guides; glossary; check lists; responsibilities; hazard evaluation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Safety supervision
Petrochemical industry
Chemical industry
Petroleum and natural gas industry