Unexpectedly starting-up or releasing stored energy from building equipment and systems can cause serious personal injuries or fatalities.
EH&S establishes minimum requirements for lockout and tagout of energy-isolating devices to avoid unwanted releases of hazardous energy during servicing, maintenance, or modification activities.
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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.