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Kinetic Energy Risk Management: Case Study

Please note: this video was filmed before the COVID-19 pandemic and its required health and safety protocols.

Even after equipment is shut down and locked out, kinetic energy may still be present and dangerous to workers. This video showcases how West Fraser’s Quesnel Sawmill collaborated with MAG, B.C.’s Manufacturing Advisory Group, to reduce the risk of kinetic energy by implementing innovative controls.

For more information and resources, see Lockout & de-energization and Safeguarding.

Related videos:
What Is Kinetic Energy and What Are the Hazards?
What Is Potential Energy and What Are the Hazards?

Publication Date: Dec 2020 File type: MP4 (322 MB) Asset type: Video