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Lockout/Tagout Safety

 
Approximately 3 million workers service equipment and face great risk of injury if lockout/ tagout (LOTO) is not properly implemented. Compliance with OSHA’s Lockout/Tagout Standard, 29 CFR 1910.147, prevents an estimated 120 fatalities and 50,000 injuries each year. Workers injured on the job from exposure to hazardous energy lose an average of 24 workdays for recuperation.
 
LOTO is a set of procedures designed to reduce the risks of injury due to the accidental activation of machinery or equipment during servicing or maintenance. These procedures require authorized employees to disconnect the equipment being serviced from the power source.
 
Employers are required to provide special training for employees who are involved with LOTO or work with equipment that might be locked out or tagged out to ensure the safety of all employees. The LOTO procedures must be reviewed at least once a year by the employer.
 
Locks and tags must meet certain criteria before being used in the lockout/tagout procedure. These criteria ensure the lock or tag cannot be removed without the knowledge of authorized employees. There are many different circumstances that may alter the LOTO procedure, such as group lockout/tagout, when an outside contractor performs lockout/tagout or an employee is not available to remove lock or tag among others. Employees must know what to do in such circumstances.
 
Employees need to be properly trained in Lockout/Tagout procedures.
 

 

#08-107 Lockout/Tagout Safety Training Program

Program is available on VHS or DVD. Program contains training video, leader's guide on CD with printable employee quiz, certificate, training log and other printable items. Employees will be trained to know the importance of safe driving, how to prepare to drive, differences in highway and city driving, proper parking procedures, hazards of speeding and the dangers of drinking and driving. Program includes training video and leader’s guide (which includes the following printable items: quiz and answer key, training log, certificate, wallet cards and listing of site specific information.) Also available in Spanish with Spanish student items and English instructor items.

 

#B08-107 Lockout/Tagout Safety Booklets

These booklets coordinate with the video program and include a quiz on the last page. We have booklets available on a variety of topics (most coordinate with video training packages).

 

#M08-107 Lockout/Tagout Safety Manual CD-Rom

OSHA requires employers to document their safety procedures. We have made available a "Fill-in-the-Blank" manual to help you comply with OSHA record keeping regulations. Simply insert the CD into your computer and follow the printable instructions. In a matter of minutes you can print your own custom manual about lockout/tagout safety.

 

Safety Motivational Posters Laminated

We have available over 50 safety motivational posters covering many topics. Full-color and eye catching, posters are a constant reminder to your employees to think safe, work safe and be safe! Quantity discounts start at just 11 posters and you can mix or match to get the price break. Item LP814 deals with lockout/tagout safety.

 

 

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