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Electrical Equipment Lockout/Tagout – LOTO Procedure

This procedure establishes the minimum requirements for the lockout of energy isolating devices whenever maintenance or servicing is done on machines or equipment. It shall be used to ensure that the machine or equipment is stopped, isolated from all potentially hazardous energy sources and locked out before employees perform any servicing or maintenance where the unexpected energizing or start-up of the machine or equipment or release of stored energy could cause injury.
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07/26/2022

Electrical Equipment Lockout/Tagout – LOTO Procedure

10 steps
This procedure establishes the minimum requirements for the lockout of energy isolating devices whenever maintenance or servicing is done on machines or equipment. It shall be used to ensure that the machine or equipment is stopped, isolated from all potentially hazardous energy sources and locked out before employees perform any servicing or maintenance where the unexpected energizing or start-up of the machine or equipment or release of stored energy could cause injury.
  • Basic Lockout/Tagout Procedure

  • The basic steps of a lockout/tagout procedure may include the following:

  • Prepare to Shut Down

  • Machine Shutdown

  • Equipment Isolation

  • Lockout/Tagout

  • Stored Energy

  • Verification of Isolation

  • Release From Lockout/Tagout

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