Not insulating can lead to serious
charges, reckless endangerment, a serious offense. The rewards of
insulatinginclude, personnel protection, and fire hazard elimination.
temperatures running at 350 degree's Farh., bare surfaces on these
flanges and valves were recklessly endangering workers and considered
a serious safety hazard. Less than 7 feet above the ground, these
culprits contain a
flammable substance which has leaked on several occasions.
A certified insulation Energy Appraiser identified the imminent
danger, recommended addressing the leakage, and suggested
using removable/reusable insulation covers. This proved to be the
ideal solution. Insulation covers significantly reduceenergy loss,
protect personnel from contact burns, and allow easy access for
inspection, maintenance and repair.