ESC Engineers Achieve Client LOTO Goals Quickly and Seamlessly

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ESC Services, a Rockwell Automation Brand, provides detailed, customized, onsite lockout/tagout (LOTO) assistance to companies across the country. Its reputation for helping clients understand and adhere to OSHA requirements is well-known across many industries. Recently, ESC engineers were brought in to help with a corporate-wide lockout/tagout (LOTO) assignment for an air transportation client. Their project Read More

ESC Services Builds a LOTO Program from the Ground Up for Health Care Organization

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One of details that sets ESC Services, a Rockwell Automation brand, apart is the reach of our services. ESC engineers travel around the country to perform onsite lockout/tagout audits for clients in a wide range of industries. Some, like manufacturing, are easily identified with employee, workplace and machine safety. Others, like hospitals and health care Read More

ESC Services Builds a LOTO Program from the Ground Up for Health Care Organization

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One of details that sets ESC Services, a Rockwell Automation brand, apart is the reach of our services. ESC engineers travel around the country to perform onsite lockout/tagout audits for clients in a wide range of industries. Some, like manufacturing, are easily identified with employee, workplace and machine safety. Others, like hospitals and health care Read More

ESC Services Delivers Uniform LOTO Solutions and Compliance for Large North American Manufacturer

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ESC Services is proud of the ability of its dedicated, qualified engineers to tackle challenging projects that often involve hundreds of pieces of equipment and multiple locations. Our engineers meet the client where they are, even if that means starting from square one. Recently, a client in the food and beverage industry contacted ESC Services Read More

It’s All in the Details: Ensuring LOTO Procedures Meet Specificity Requirements

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Most organizations have at least an adequate lockout/tagout (LOTO) procedure in place to address workplace safety. While machine-specific LOTO procedures are not only essential but required by OSHA, certain details must also be evident. Employers that don’t have fully compliant machine-specific procedures (MSP) in place are in danger of receiving a citation from OSHA.  In Read More

Bakery Benefits from LOTO Knowledge of OSHA Food-Grade Guidelines

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-Wahab Zia, ESC Engineer Specialized engineers. Custom procedures. Fast turn-around. In today’s competitive market, more companies are taking advantage of Rockwell Automation‘s Engineered Safety Control (ESC) expertise and lockout/tagout (LOTO) specialized engineers to streamline their processes. Their training and focus translates into modernized and refined safety procedures that can help improve productivity, reduce downtime and Read More

ESC Services: LOTO Subject Matter Specialists

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ESC Services, a Rockwell Automation business unit, specializes in lockout tagout (LOTO) services and products. The company was created to give companies and authorized employees the peace of mind that their LOTO program is helping to prevent situations of risk and creating efficiencies during maintenance activities. Beyond the tools like open source, non-proprietary graphical procedures Read More

Lack of Safeguards, LOTO Lead to Fines & Amputation

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A California metal-stamping company is facing over $140,000 in fines after an employee there lost three fingers while loading products into one of the company’s punch press machines. The Regional office of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) issued seven citations to the company resulting from the accident. One of the citations was classified Read More

Reacting to a LOTO OSHA Violation

Recently fined by OSHA? Here’s what you should do next. Ask Questions Talk with your OSHA inspector about your citation to find out the specifics and what your company can do to improve site safety. Get Assistance Begin to work on the items that you were cited for immediately. Reach out to the company who Read More