Tool Box Talk- Lockout... Tagout... Tryout! (Quarry)
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Ensuring equipment is at a zero energy state and the energy source isolated or rendered inoperative so that the energy source cannot be re-energized is a necessary and required life critical process when performing equipment servicing and maintenance. Lockout/tagout is required when the servicing and maintaining machines and equipment and the unexpected energization or startup of the machines or equipment, or release of stored energy, could harm employees. Servicing or maintenance activities include constructing, installing, setting up, adjusting, inspecting, and modifying machines or equipment. Specific activities include but are not limited to lubricating, cleaning or unjamming machines and making adjustments or tool changes.
Learning Objectives - at the end of this segment you should be able to:
- Learn potential types of energy hazards that make a lockout/tagout policy necessary.
- Review OSHA standards for Lockout/tagout policies and how this affects the workplace.
- Discuss your facilities Lockout/Tagout policy establish procedures for removal of lockout devices.