Line breaking is the intentional opening of a pipe, line, or duct that contains or has contained material capable of causing injury. OSHA requires that all members of a line breaking team understand the hazards related to the material and equipment involved.
This course illustrates common hazards of line breaking and provides suggested preventative measures for this type of work. Based on general industry best practices and OSHA regulations, this course covers basic safe work procedures recommended by industry professionals when planning or working on a line break.
- What line breaking is
- Dangers associated with line breaking
- Importance of proper planning
- Importance of facility permit procedures
- Methods of hazardous material isolation
- Functions of line blanking and blinding devices
- Safe work practices
- Importance of personal protective equipment (PPE)
- Based on: Industry Best Practices
- OSHA 29 CFR 1910.146 - Permit-required confined spaces
39 Minutes (24 min. video + 15 min. test)
PLEASE NOTE: All DVDs include a link printed on the inside cover for customers to download printable tests and other documents.