Test Your Lockout/Tagout IQ

McLaughlin, Mark
July 2006
Construction Bulletin;7/7/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 27, pN6
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the need for maintaining industrial safety in an organization. The procedure of lockout/tagout is meant to disable equipment to safeguard workers from an accidental startup while performing job activities. Lockout is generally keyed lock denoting an "off" position and Tagout, is using tags to warn people about the machine. Under this procedure the worker in charge should notify other workers in the area that lockout/tagout procedures will be taking place.


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