Friday, December 14, 2018

Lockout Tagout

Safety meetings related to lockout/tagout of machinery and the control of hazardous energy

Hazardous Energy Control

Approximately 3-million workers perform routine maintenance on equipment. These workers face the risk of injury if their employers do not implement lockout/tagout practices. Safety experts estimate implementation of these procedures
could prevent 120 fatalities and 50,000 injuries each year.

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Control of Hazardous Energy

Lockout/tagout refers to procedures that protect employees from the unexpected energization or startup of machinery. It also refers to the release of hazardous energy during service or maintenance activities.

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Lock Out For Safety

there are several reasons why a machine may run after it apparently has been shut off. The machine can coast or it can cycle by gravity. The switch might also be bypassed by electrical wire, or the machine might cycle if air or hydraulic pressure lines have not been bled off.

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