LO/TO basics are cited. It presents how accidental start-ups occur, defines stored energy, and gives steps to install and remove lockout gear. A case study is provided plus overview of commonly used LO/TO products and services. These included DuraLabel tags with holes to hang them on piping systems and switches resists. They resist moisture, UV rays, and exposure to washdown chemicals.
It's noted OSHA's standard for The Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tag-out), Title 29, Code of Federal Regulations Part 1910.147 addresses the practices and procedures necessary to disable machinery. These prevent release of hazardous energy while employees perform service and maintenance activities. The standard outlines measures to control hazardous electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, chemical, and thermal energies.
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