5 Steps To Building An Effective Lockout/Tagout Plan

Since OSHA Standard 1910.147 was introduced, great strides have been made to increase safety and reduce incidents of injury. Having a Lockout/Tagout plan plays an important role in protecting workers and employees from life threatening accidents.

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5 Steps To Building An Effective Lockout/Tagout Plan

Since OSHA Standard 1910.147 was introduced, great strides have been made to increase safety and reduce incidents of injury. Having a Lockout/Tagout plan plays an important role in protecting workers and employees from life threatening accidents.

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STEP1 Identify All Equipment

Locate all energy control points, including valves, switches, breakers and plugs and clearly identify them with permanent, standardized labels or tags.

STEP2 Create Procedures

Create and implement procedures for disabling equipment and isolating it from its energy source(s).

STEP3 Equip Employees with Devices

Provide your employees with the necessary lockout tagout devices to ensure their safety.

STEP4 Train Employees

Properly train your employees on your lockout tagout procedures.

STEP5 Audit Annually

Conduct periodic inspections to ensure your lockout tagout program is running effectively