Ball valve lockout is required by OSHA (1910.147) in order to isolate an equipment or machine from liquid or gas flow before it is repaired or overhauled. Ball valve lockout is installed to avoid miss operation or unintended operation of the ball valve.
Unintended operation of ball valve can cause serious problems from fire, severe chemical exposure to explosion. These problems will lead to people injury and death, and property damage. In this case, ball valve lockout is of importance to avoid such problems.
The following video will remind on how important ball valve lockout and tagout is.
Ball Valve Lockout Devices
Lockout and tagout procedure requires special devices. For ball valve lockout, the following devices can give you several options. You should not have any difficulty to choice one of those ball valve lockout devices.
Image Title Brady Prinzing Ball Valve Lockout, Small, for 1/2"-2-1/2" Outside Pipe Diameter, Red Master Lock Ball Valve Lockout Kit Ball Valve Lockout, Fits Sz 3/8 to 1-1/4 Feature Patented design and ultra-tuff polypropylene makes these ball valve lockouts the best your money can buy
For use on ball valve sizes from 0.5" to 2.5"
Small lockout locks out pipes 1/2" to 2 1/2" in diameter
The small lockout can also be used to lock valves open on pipes from 1/2" to 1 1/4" in diameter
Outside Pipe Diameter 1/2" - 2 1/2"
Two ball valve lockouts, one that clamps onto a valve handle, and one that locks out a removed valve handle
Either lockout combines with a padlock (sold separately) to help protect against valve operation
Fits 1/4" to 4" (.6 cm to 10.1 cm) sized ball valves
Small ListPrice $27.02 $64.59 $. NumberOfItems 1 1 Price $21.57 $36.26 $19.15 Model 45341 MLKS1000 PackageHeight 320 600 600 PackageWeight 0.2 pound 1.3 pound 1.3 pound Rating Reviews Read Reviews Read Reviews Read Reviews Link More Info More Info More Info
How To Install Ball Valve Lockout Devices
How to install ball valve lockout devices depends on the types of lockout devices. The safety video below shows you how to install master ball valve lockout devices.None found.