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1 The Control of Hazardous Energy
Lock out / Tag Out The Control of Hazardous Energy

2 Lock Out / Tag Out Purpose
Prevent injuries from the accidental or inadvertent release of energy. Comply with Title 29 CFR The Control of Hazardous Energy. Basic premise = One person one lock. Personal lock must have the name of the owner, the company and a contact phone number.

3 7 Steps of a Lockout 1.) Identify the energy sources and proper procedures. 2.) Notify all affected personnel. 3.) Neutralize & secure all energy sources. 4.) Test the energy source and apply personal lock on de-energized equipment / lock box. 5.) Perform work. 6.) Notify affected workers. 7.) Unlock and re-energize equipment.

4 Lock Out Paperwork - Header

5 Lock Out Paperwork – Procedure Content

6 Lock Out Paperwork – Sign Off Area

7 Lock Out Paperwork – Major Work Cover Page

8 Lockout Modification Card
When a lockout procedure has been modified, the box will be identified with this sign as shown in the photo to the right. Check the lockout with your work assignment. If you have questions contact your mill representative or Plant Protection.

9 Lock Out Verification Steps for Verification
Check that your work order is listed and/or your assignment is described on or attached to the procedure. Check that the paperwork has been properly completed and signed. Confirm that the correct number of red equipment locks has been used and the yellow seal tag is in place (match the yellow seal tag to the paperwork). Look for any changes that have been made to the original procedure.

10 Lock Out Verification – Cont.
Verify in the field - any of the following ways: Follow the lockout procedure step by step. Have the lockout person/operator show you how the lockout was performed. Have the operator “push the button” (after clearing all personnel from harm’s way). Perform a visual check of your work area for indications that energy is under control. Have a qualified person perform an electrical check.

11 Additional Information
Personal locks shall be identified with the Employees Name, and Company and phone number if other than SDW. No one is permitted to put on, or remove, another persons lockout lock. Personal locks are not to be left on the board when the contractor is not present at the workplace. Contractors who neglect to remove their personal lock before leaving will be recalled to the mill on their own time to remove the lock. Notify your work contact when complete and personal locks are removed.

12 LOTO Issues & Reminders
Never move to another job or location without checking that the LOTO procedure covers the new work. Make sure personal lockout locks are identified. Legible. If your lockout procedure differs from SAPPI’s work with your SAPPI contact or SAPPI Safety Reps to combine the two methods. If there is ever a question STOP and get your SAPPI representative involved. Verify!

13 Any Questions?

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