Review the following: Types and magnitudes of energy Hazards posed by that energy Methods to effectively control the energy Step 1 - Prepare for Lockout Procedures
Prior to shutdown, all affected employees must be notified to clear their work area and/or any other area that might be hazardous. Step 1 - Prepare for Lockout Procedures
Machinery and equipment that is capable of being locked out should be shut down in an orderly manner using normal shutdown procedures. Step 2 - Shutdown Procedures
All energy isolating devices should be located and operated to completely de-energize and isolate the equipment. An energy isolating device physically prevents the transmission or release of energy. Step 3 - Isolation Procedures
Machinery or equipment is “capable of being locked out” if: – it has a hasp or other means to attach a lock Step 4 - Lockout & Tagout Application Procedures Brady Corp.
Machinery or equipment is “capable of being locked out” if: – it has a built-in locking mechanism – does not have to be dismantled or altered to achieve lockout Step 4 - Lockout & Tagout Application Procedures
Each lockout/tagout device must be singularly identified as being used only for lockout/tagout. Step 4 - Lockout & Tagout Application Procedures
Lockout/tagout devices must identify the user. Step 4 - Lockout & Tagout Application Procedures Idesco Corp.
Tagout devices must be substantial enough to prevent inadvertent or accidental removal Step 4 - Lockout & Tagout Application Procedures Brady Corp.
What are some examples of lockout devices? Padlocks Ball valve lockouts Fuse lockouts Plug lockouts Lockout hasps C/B lockouts Gate valve lockouts Brady Corp.
Immediately after applying lockout or tagout devices, the authorized employee must ensure all potentially hazardous stored or residual energy is relieved disconnected Step 5 - Stored Energy Procedures restrained otherwise safe Brady Corp.
Before starting work on a machine or equipment that is locked or tagged out, the authorized employee must verify that the machinery or equipment is actually isolated and de-energized. Step 6 - Verify Procedures
Remember You work under your lock only! Only the authorized employee who applied the lockout/tagout device may remove that device ACT WorkCover