What is Lockout/tagout?

What is Lockout/tagout?

Lockout/tagout (LOTO) is a series of operations Lockout and tagout on the energy isolation device in order to protect the safety of operators when the dangerous parts of the machine and equipment need to be contacted in repair, maintenance, cleaning, debugging and other activities, so as to come into contact with hazardous energy.

Lockout/tagout (LOTO) special case

LOTO exceptions should be requested for situations in which operations cannot be performed if LOTO is performed

In the case of LOTO exception, it is necessary to apply for safety control measures and get approval from safety manager and plant director before implementation.

LOTO matrix

Planned activities: repair, maintenance, cleaning

Unplanned activities: clearing clogging, spot cleaning, use of inching device, fine tuning, adjusting guide, replacement of curl

Removal of locks

Remove all tools and materials from the equipment

All safety guards are reset

All personnel clear of dangerous positions

Post time: Jan-18-2022