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Barrier

Anything used to control, prevent, or impede energy flows. Types of barriers include physical, equipment design, warning devices, procedures and work processes, knowledge and skills, and supervision. Barriers may be control or safety barriers or act as both.

Reference:

  • Glossary of SSDC terms and acronyms, Oct.1984, US DOE 76-45/28 SSDC-28
 

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