Workplace Safety: 5 Critical Things to Know Before Addressing Lockout Tagout

Wednesday July 27th, 2016 at 10:30am
Written by Jennifer Giannosa - Senior Consultant

Have you been put in charge of developing a program to address lockout tagout (LOTO) safety concerns?

The process can seem overwhelming and difficult to manage, yet lockout tagout programs are a basic safety requirement for most manufacturing plants. If successfully implemented, such programs can help prevent workplace accidents, promote a safe working environment, standardize safe working procedures and reduce company liability.

There are many components to a comprehensive LOTO program including standardized procedures, training and inspection. Below are 5 important things to consider before developing, updating or seeking assistance in the development of a lockout tagout safety program.

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