LOCKOUT / TAGOUT

 

 

Introduction

 

Lockout or tagout procedures are designed to isolate or shut off machines and equipment from their power sources before employees perform any servicing or maintenance work.  To perform service and maintenance work on industrial equipment safely, you must understand the importance of energy control and OSHA's lockout/tagout standard.  You must also know how to apply energy isolation and lockout/tagout.

 

 

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