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    Performing maintenance service on equipment requires a correct lockout/tag out procedure.   In a lockout situation, a lock is placed on the tool or machine neutralizing all power to the system.  Machine controls, switches, or disabled parts should be tagged with information relevant to why the machine should not be used including name of person managing the maintenance, department, date and time of tagging, and reason for lockout. 

Without a lockout/tag out procedure an accident may occur when a machine is used that is faulty or needing maintenance.

   

    This procedure should also be used when maintenance is being done on a machine to insure the power is safely off.  This isolates or disables a piece of equipment from its energy source allowing authorized service work to be completed and communicating to affected employees what procedures are being completed and when the equipment will return to service.  


    Following written procedure allows for appropriate energy sources to be identified, authorization of trained personnel to complete the maintenance needed, and control of access to the locked out machinery during the maintenance or upgrade procedures.  Most written procedures associated with a lockout/ tag out process allow for inspections and documentation of each service prior to restarting any system and the removal of all locks and tags.

 

 

Lock out/ Tag out

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HEALTH AND SAFETY

Worker’s Compensation                First Aid                Workplace Inspection

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MSDS          Fire Protection            

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