Improve Safety
Reduce Lockout Tagout Time
Decrease Overall Downtime
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Beyond Compliance.

Lockout-Tagout procedures are required by OSHA, but there are many other benefits to having good procedures.

Beyond Compliance.

Lockout-Tagout procedures are required by OSHA, but there are many other benefits to having good procedures.

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Improves Safety.

Lockout procedures provide employees with all the necessary information to safely do their job. Without procedures, there is no guarantee work is done correctly, which can lead to costly safety hazards.

Improves Safety.

Lockout procedures provide employees with all the necessary information to safely do their job. Without procedures, there is no guarantee work is done correctly, which can lead to costly safety hazards.

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Equipment is Locked Out Correctly.

Documented procedures make it easier to bring equipment to zero-energy state every time.

Equipment is Locked Out Correctly.

Documented procedures make it easier to bring equipment to zero-energy state every time.

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Improves Lockout Speed.

Good procedures allow employees to lockout the equipment faster because they provide all the necessary steps to shut down and lock out the equipment properly.

Improves Lockout Speed.

Good procedures allow employees to lockout the equipment faster because they provide all the necessary steps to shut down and lock out the equipment properly.

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Decreases Downtime.

By using lockout-tagout procedures, equipment can be locked out and returned to normal operation faster, decreasing downtime.

Decreases Downtime.

By using lockout-tagout procedures, equipment can be locked out and returned to normal operation faster, decreasing downtime.

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All Employees are Locking Out Equipment the Same Way.

Without a written procedure, employees will likely each have their own way of locking out the equipment. Procedures standardize the system which also makes it easier for others to recognize a lockout is taking place.

All Employees are Locking Out Equipment the Same Way.

Without a written procedure, employees will likely each have their own way of locking out the equipment. Procedures standardize the system which also makes it easier for others to recognize a lockout is taking place.

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Helps Workers Remember All Energy Sources.

By having a documented procedure list all energy sources, both lockable and non-lockable, employees know which sources need to be locked out. Procedures take the guesswork out of the equation, allowing employees to focus on the job at hand.

Helps Workers Remember All Energy Sources.

By having a documented procedure list all energy sources, both lockable and non-lockable, employees know which sources need to be locked out. Procedures take the guesswork out of the equation, allowing employees to focus on the job at hand.

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Gives Employees Understanding of the Sources and Magnitudes.

Proper lockout procedures include descriptions of the specific energy sources and their magnitudes.

Gives Employees Understanding of the Sources and Magnitudes.

Proper lockout procedures include descriptions of the specific energy sources and their magnitudes.

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Provides Additional Information.

Lockout-tagout procedures are the best way to provide additional information about the lockout process. Additional hazards or specific shut down steps can be included to protect employees.

Provides Additional Information.

Lockout-tagout procedures are the best way to provide additional information about the lockout process. Additional hazards or specific shut down steps can be included to protect employees.

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Can Identify the Necessary Lockout Devices.

When written well, lockout procedures let employees know what types of devices are necessary for the lockout. This allows employees to gather the necessary tools before they start work.

Can Identify the Necessary Lockout Devices.

When written well, lockout procedures let employees know what types of devices are necessary for the lockout. This allows employees to gather the necessary tools before they start work.