Division 15 – Mechanical Systems

Mechanical Systems: Is a division in the CSI Master Format including Plumbing, HVAC, Insulation, Sprinkler systems, Pressure systems and Mold and Asbestos abatement training through PEC Competent for Pressure Systems, H&S pressure systems 2012.

  1. Mechanical Systems includes all aspects of division 15 including, Plumbing, Air conditioning, HVAC, Sprinklers, and Gas.
  2. Only qualified employees are authorized to carry out mechanical repairs, maintenance or work.
  3. The correct lock out tag out must be adhered to. No guard to be removed during operation.
  4. All stored energy must be safely released prior to working on equipment, ie air, hydraulic water.
  5. No attempt should be made to ride on conveyors, hoists or any moving machinery.
  6. Caution should be taken when working on equipment and intermeshing gears.
  7. Machine parts can still move even when the power is off.
  8. Inform the responsible safety representative, manager or supervisor if problems arise.
  9. Machine parts, tools, materials, etc must not be left where they may be a danger.
  10. When the job is complete, all guards must be replaced and the equipment re-started by the operator. Any faults detected on start up must be reported to the responsible manager or supervisor.

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Author: Brendon Harris

Architectural Technologist

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