Examples of Stored Energy Where Lockout/Tagout Applies
Authorized Employees to Perform Lockout
Affected Employees—Employees in Area of Lockout/Tagout
Approved Lockout/Tagout Devices
All authorized employees will receive specific lockout locks.
General Lockout Procedure
Operate the switch, valve, or other energy isolating device(s) to cut the equipment off from its energy source(s).
For electrical energy.
For mechanical energy.
For thermal, chemical, flammable, pneumatic, hydraulic where such energy is contained in lines or pipes.
Application of Lockout/Tagout Device
Place assigned lock on disconnect switch, valve or other locking device.
If maintenance "crew" is conducting extensive equipment service or repair that will continue into the next shift, group lockout procedures shall be followed.
Release of Stored Energy
Specific Lockout Procedures
If equipment meets one of the following criteria, follow the specific lockout procedures for that type of equipment:
Restoring Locked Equipment
Emergency Removal of Lock; Other Than By Installer
Security supervisor and maintenance supervisor will inspect equipment that requires starting.
Source: MaintainX (Community Member)