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Start:Oct 15, 2019

Duration:5 Minute(s)

Goal: this Cognitive Trail will increase the ability to apply Cal/OSHA safety standards.

Description: This Navitent will increase the successfulness of applying OSHA's safety standards. This information was taken from Cal/OSHA Pocket Guide f ... Read More

Summary:

Step 1

The next Steps cover Cal/OSHA safety regulations for air compressors.

The topics we will cover are:

-Permits
-Warning Signs
-Safety Values
-Required Draining of Air Tanks
-Fan Guards Requirements
-Rolling Requirements

After each of the next 6 Steps, select the 'successful' response to indicate that you have read and understand the Step.

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Step 2

Permits

Employers must obtain a Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) permit for the air tanks of air compressors operated at a work site.

The exception is a follows: No permit is required for tanks with a diameter of less than 6 inches, tanks equipped with a safety valve set to open at no more than 15 psi pressure, or tanks having a volume of 1 1/2 cubic feet or less with a safety valve set to open at no more than 150 psi.

Step 3

Warning Signs

Warning signs are required for electric air compressors equipped with an automatic-start function.

Step 4

Safety Values

Safety valves must be popped weekly.

Step 5

Required Draining of Air Tanks

Air tanks must be drained per manufacturer’s recommendation.

Step 6

Fan Guards Requirements

Fans shall be guarded with a shroud or side screens.

Step 7

Rolling Requirements

Portable air compressors on wheels must be prevented from rolling.

Step 8

How much did this Navitent help you to understand the CaL/OSHA safety regulations for Air Compressors, specifically the requirements for:

-Permits
-Warning Signs
-Safety Values
-Required Draining of Air Tanks
-Fan Guards Requirements
-Rolling Requirements

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