From: James Keating <jameskeating1944**At_Symbol_Here**GMAIL.COM>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Response to question regarding lock out of natural gas supply to the laboratory.
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2013 12:19:05 -0400
Reply-To: DCHAS-L <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU>
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1.       Why do you want to lock the valve.

2.       Remember this is a hazardous (explosive) gas. If you are “locking” the valve as part of an energy isolation program to perform maintenance and the valve is part of that lockout boundary your lockout/tag out energy control procedure must be followed.

3.       If you do not have a stored energy control lockout/tag out program you must develop and implement one.


Jim Keating

EHS Consultant

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