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LOCKOUT TAGOUT (LOTO). Awareness Training Program. Updated 6/29/04 by SN. 1. Objectives:. Be able to Identify sources of energy Recognize LOTO signs Understand policies and your responsibilities. 2. Identifying Sources of Energy.

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LOCKOUT TAGOUT (LOTO)

Awareness Training Program

Updated 6/29/04 by SN

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objectives
Objectives:
  • Be able to
    • Identify sources of energy
    • Recognize LOTO signs
    • Understand policies and your responsibilities

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identifying sources of energy
Identifying Sources of Energy
  • There are different sources of energy available on campus:
    • Mechanical/Electrical
      • i.e. elevator
    • Compressed Gas
    • Thermal
      • i.e. Steam
  • If any maintenance work is required, DO NOT ATTEMPT to fix. Contact the Facilities Department at x 4588.
  • Otherwise, you can submit a work order using the College web page.

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definitions
Definitions
  • Authorized Employees are the only ones certified to lock and tagout equipment or machinery. Authorized Employees are designated and receive extensive training.
    • NYMC Employees who are not designated and trained are not authorized employees.
  • Affected Employees are the people who usually operate the machines or equipment for which lockout or tagging out is sometimes necessary
    • i.e: person who goes to use an elevator.

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policies and procedures
Policies and Procedures
  • LOTO is used to ensure that work can be performed safely on machinery/equipment without risk of sustaining injury due to re-energization.
  • When LOTO is used, someone’s safety or life is on the line.
  • The person who applies the lock/tag is the ONLY person who can remove it.
    • NEVER remove a lock or a tag, even if it has been there for several weeks!

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recognize loto signs
Recognize LOTO Signs
  • A lock or tag is used to indicate that the equipment or energy source should not be turned on or activated.
  • If you see something similar to this picture…DO NOT TOUCH!!

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why should we adhere to loto
Why should we adhere to LOTO?
  • OSHA predicts that compliance with the lockout standard would prevent:
    • 140 fatal accidents a year
    • 50,000 LOTO-related injuries

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Responsibilities

Follow NYMC policies and procedures at all times

Recognize and report any unsafe conditions

It’s YOUR safety, take ownership!

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