The unexpected start-up or release of stored energy from various building equipment and systems can cause serious personal injury or fatality.
The Lockout-Tagout program establishes the minimum requirements for the lockout and tagout of energy-isolating devices to prevent an unwanted release of hazardous energy during any servicing, maintenance, or modification activity.
Associate Director of Occupational Safety
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Make sure all machine safe guards are in place at all times so that moving parts are not a danger to you and other workers nearby. If machine safety guards are removed due to maintenance ensure that Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) protocols are closely followed.