Lockout / Tagout Safety Program & Resources
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lockout procedures are used to assist employers in developing procedures so they meet the requirements of the OSHA standards. When the energy isolating devices are not lockable, tagout may be used, provided the employer complies with the provisions of the standard which require additional training and more rigorous periodic inspections. When tagout is used and the energy isolating devices are lockable, the employer must provide full employee protection and additional training and more rigorous periodic inspections are required. For more complex systems, more comprehensive procedures may need to be developed, documented, and utilized.
Lockout/Tagout Safety (OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147) The Control of Hazardous Energy (lockout / tagout)
Typical Minimal Lockout / Tagout Procedures (OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147 Subpart J)