Lockout/Tagout - Environmental Health and Safety

advertisement
Control of Hazardous Energy
(Lockout/Tagout) 29 CFR 1910.147
What Is Lockout/Tagout?
 "Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)" refers to specific
practices and procedures to safeguard
employees from the unexpected energization or
startup of machinery and equipment, or the
release of hazardous energy during service or
maintenance activities.
 Before performing service or maintenance and
that the authorized employee(s) either lock or
tag the energy-isolating device(s) to prevent the
release of hazardous energy
Types of Lockout Devices
Locks
Tags
Wedges
Chains
Multi-lock hasps (5 locks per hasp)
Valve lockouts
Breaker/Fuse lockouts
Plug lockouts
Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) 29
CFR 1910.147
They must be:
Identifiable
Durable
Standardized
Energy Sources
Electrical
Mechanical
Hydraulic
Pneumatic
Chemical
Thermal
Gravity
Other types of energy
When Must LOTO Be Used?
When servicing or maintaining equipment where:
Unexpected energization or start-up could occur
Or released stored energy could cause injury to
employees
LOTO Exceptions
Work where hazardous energy does
not exist
Activities performed during routine production
processes
Work on cord or plug connected electrical
equipment where it is controlled by the employee
Typical LOTO Procedures
Performing a shutdown, include testing
machinery
Isolating equipment
Applying and removing lockout devices
Safely releasing stored energy
Affected Employees
Employees who
Operate
Work around
Occasionally adjust equipment that is subject to
LOTO
Authorized Employee
Recognizes hazardous energy
Types and magnitude of energy in the workplace
Means to isolate those types of energy
Authorized Employee
Responsibilities
Repair or service equipment as needed
Ensure that all energy sources are locked out
Test equipment to verify residual energy is
dissipated
Place a “Danger—Do Not Operate” tag on
equipment
Affected Employee Responsibilities
Notify maintenance, etc., when equipment needs
repair or adjustment
Leave all LOTO devices in place
Verify equipment is safe to operate following
LOTO
Follow all safety rules while operating the
equipment
Authorized Employee
Responsibilities (cont.)
Obtain assistance
when necessary
Remove locks and/or
tags following LOTO
Coordinate
multi-shift repair
VIOLATIONS OF LOTO
Use any lock for lockout
Leave keys in lock during lockout
Use someone else’s lock during lockout
No identification on lock
Download
Related flashcards
Create flashcards