What is Lockout/Tagout [Video]
Lockout/tagout is the key to your safety.
Lockout/tagout procedures are designed to prevent accidents when a piece of machinery is being serviced, maintained, or repaired. Safety measures put in place stop the equipment from starting up unexpectedly or releasing bursts of stored energy, which can cause serious injuries.
Watch this short video for a brief introduction to lockout/tagout:
Lockout/tagout procedures should be implemented when someone needs to remove or bypass a guard or safety device or put their body into any part of the machine where injuries can occur, whether installing new equipment or performing routine maintenance.
To learn more about how to implement lockout/tagout practices and keep yourself safe, check out this video:
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