Safety articles on Lockout Tagout

Industrial Equipment with Lock and Tag in place for Lockout/Tagout
Lockout Tagout

Stay Safe When Restoring Service After Lockout Procedures

When the servicing or maintenance is completed, lockout/tagout procedures for restoring service should be used to make sure all workers are protected.

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Close-up of Lock Used for Lockout/Tagout
Lockout Tagout

5 Reasons Why Lockout Tagout Training is Important

Lockout/Tagout training is necessary when working in industrial settings. Don't assume everyone understands the importance of lockout/tagout procedures!

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Lock on Pipe Valve
Lockout Tagout

OSHA Requirements for Lockout Tagout Procedure Inspections

OSHA says employers must conduct periodic inspections of LOTO procedures but what kind of inspections are good enough and what are the best practices?

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Lockout Tagout Lock Box
Lockout Tagout

How a Group Lockout Tagout Procedure Protects Workers

To make sure each worker is safe, use a step by step process which gives every worker the same level of protection as if they were working independently.

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Hands Writing on Lockout Tag
Lockout Tagout

Steps to Follow for a Safe Lockout Tagout Procedure

Performing lockout tagout requires workers to follow a series of steps to ensure that the equipment they are working on will not be started accidentally.

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Lockout Tagout Locks and Tag
Lockout Tagout

Always Use Lockout and Tagout Together to Maximize Safety

With hazardous energy, many workers get confused about lockout/tagout because they think it only applies to electrical work - and that can be a grave mistake.

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