OpScope is an excellent tool for periodic Car Seal checks.
OSHA Directive CPL 03-00-004 provides guidance on the use of car seals on the upstream and downstream isolating block valves of a safety relief valve, but stresses the importance of having control measures and safeguards in place to guide workers on there use
OHSA 1910.147 further states that “Specific procedural steps for shutting down, isolating, blocking and securing machines or equipment to control hazardous energy” and “Specific procedural steps for the placement, removal and transfer of lockout devices or tagout devices and the responsibility for them”
Car Seal programs provide this type of management
- Car Seal is similar to lock out tag out, but deliberately different
- Lock out tag out focus is on personnel safety from a variety of hazards
- Car seal specifically focuses on dangerous material in containment
In OpScope, management of the Bypass of Field Devices