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It had corroded fight through (Figure 1-5). Slip-plates in position for a long time should be removed and inspected before being used as maintenance isolations. ) (b) A slip-plate with a short tag was overlooked and left in position when maintenance was complete. Tags should be at least 130 mm long on lines up to and including 6-in. diameter and at least 150 mm long on larger lines. Figure-8 plates are better than slip-plates, as their position can be seen at a glance; Figure-8 plates should be used on lines that have to be slip-plated regularly.
It was then found that the leak was not coming from the steam line but from a hot condensate line next to it. The condensate flashed as it leaked, and the leak looked like a steam leak . 3 REMOVAL OF HAZARDS Many accidents have occurred because equipment, though isolated correctly, was not completely freed from hazardous materials or because the pressure inside it was not completely blown off and the workers carrying out the repair were not made aware of this. 1 Equipment Not Gas-freed It is usual to test for the presence of flammable gas or vapor with a combustible gas detector before maintenance, especially welding or other hot work, is allowed to start.
Before long, repairs were carried out on the couplings of two adjacent pumps. You can guess what happened. Now, the pump numbers are painted on the pump bodies. It would be even better to paint the numbers on the plinths. 14 What Went Wrong? A Label B Fan A Casing B Casing A Fan B Label Figure 1-9. Which is the A fan? (e) On one unit the pumps and compressors were numbered J1001 onward. When the unit's allocation of numbers was used up, numbers from JA 1001 onward were used. J 1001 and JA 1001 sound alike (say t h e m aloud).