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Lockout/Tagout Machine-Specific Procedures

This lockout/tagout (LOTO) procedure is used to ensure that employees are safe when working with machinery and equipment, and safe from hazardous energy release while maintaining and repairing machinery and equipment.
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07/26/2022

Lockout/Tagout Machine-Specific Procedures

22 steps
This lockout/tagout (LOTO) procedure is used to ensure that employees are safe when working with machinery and equipment, and safe from hazardous energy release while maintaining and repairing machinery and equipment.
  • Implementing a LOTO program can prevent deadly scenarios from occurring in your workplace. A well-developed LOTO program saves lives by:

  • Developing Machine-Specific LOTO Procedures

  • Identify equipment and gather information: Spend some time determining which pieces of equipment need procedures. Consider which employees should be involved in developing the program and which will be responsible for following the procedures for each piece of equipment. Then compile information about each individual machine, including:

  • Write LOTO Procedures for Each Piece of Equipment

  • Step 1: Prepare for Shutdown

  • Step 2: Notify Affected Employees

  • Step 3: Shut Down Equipment

  • Step 4: Isolate Energy Sources

  • Step 5. Apply LOTO Devices

  • Step 6: Release All Secondary Energy Sources

  • Step 7: Verify Isolation

  • Step 8: Restart Equipment

  • Train Employees on the Procedures:

  • Review and Revamp Procedures:

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