Monday, 20 June 2011

Three Simple Steps to Establish a Lockout Tagout Programme

Lockout Tagout is a planned safety procedure that disables the energy supply of industrial machinery and equipment whilst servicing, maintenance work or repairs are in progress. The aim of this system is to effectively protect workers from the dangers created by live machinery or electricity, therefore lowering the overall level of risk when working with this equipment.

Three simple steps can be followed in order to establish a Lockout Tagout Programme in an industrial workplace:

1. Develop a written programme (See more...)

Wednesday, 8 June 2011

What is Lockout/Tagout?

Lockout/Tagout is a planned safety procedure that disables the energy supply of industrial machinery and equipment whilst servicing, maintenance work or repairs are in progress. The aim of this system is to effectively protect workers from the dangers created by live machinery or electricity, therefore lowering the overall level of risk when working with this equipment.


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