Lock Out - Tag Out Training. Risk Management. Lock Out - Tag Out Standard. Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) 29 CFR 1910.147
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Code of Federal Regulation (CFR)
29 CFR 1910.147
Requires that a Lock Out/Tag Out Program be implemented as a means of protecting employees from the unexpected start up of machinery or equipment while it is being repaired or serviced.
General Industry employment
Servicing and maintenance of machines and equipment
Unexpected Start-up or the release of stored energy
Injury to Employee
Lock Out is the required method of isolating machinery or equipment from energy sources.
Activities That Require
Log Out/Tag Out
Machinery and equipment that require…
Lock Out/ Tag Out...
….during service and/or repair.
Steam BoilersAir HandlersVehiclesHydraulicPneumatic
Current and new hire employeesmust receive Lock Out/Tag-Out training.
The Purpose of Lock Out/Tag Out training is to provide employees with working knowledge of the importance of isolating machinery and equipment from their energy sources while they are being serviced or repaired.Established by Corporate EH&S to meet minimum requirements of the Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Control of Hazardous Energy Source – 29 CFR 1910.147 and OSHA Electrical Work Practice Standards – 29 CFR 1910.333 (b)(2)(iii)(D) and (b)(2)(iv)(B) for the lockout of energy isolating devices .
Examples of Lockout Devices
When locking out machinery or equipment always follow the proper Lock Out procedures:Notify all persons that will be affected by the Lock Out… Co-workers Contractors
Locate all energy sources…Steam, HydraulicElectrical, Pneumatic Springs, Weights
Shut down the machine or equipment………..Lock Out and tagall energy isolating devices.Releaseany stored energy such as………Electrical Switches Steam Valves Hydraulic Valves Pneumatic Valves Circuit Breakers Springs - Weights
Check for proper disconnects by operating the controls to make sure the machine or equipment will not operate.Operate the “ON/OFF” switch or open and close any valves or levers.
If more than one individual is involved in the machine or equipment maintenance or service, each individual must attach their own lock/tag to the energy isolating device
Only the authorized person who applied the lock and tag can remove it……If you Locked Outthe machine – only you can remove your lock.The lock can be remove If the person is unavailable, but
only by the person’s
and they apply their own lock
When the machine or equipment is ready to return to service follow these procedures……….Check to see that all tool, parts, etc have been removed from
the machine being repaired.Replace all safety guards.Ensure all personnel are clear of the machine.Remove all Lock Out devices.Turn on the energy source to restore power.Check for proper machine operation
Do…..Be aware of locked out machinery or equipment in your work place.Follow Lock Out procedures when locking out
machinery or equipment.Inform others in the area of the locked out machinery
Do Not…Remove Lock Out devices.By-pass Lock Out devices.
Isolatethe machine or equipment from all its energy sources.Release any stored energy – electrical, steam, hydraulic, pneumatic, spring tension.If morethan one individual is involved in the machine or equipment maintenance or service, each individual must attach their own lock/tag to the energy isolating device.
Check for proper disconnects by operating the controls to make sure the machine or equipment will not operate.
Notifying all persons that will be affected by the Lock Out
Shutting down the machine
Releasing any stored energy
Lock Out all energy sources
Check to see all tools, parts, etc. have been removed from the machine.
Replace all safety guards.
Ensure all personnel are clear of the machine.
Remove all Lock Out devices.
Turn on the energy source to restore power.
Check the machine for proper operation.
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