Rail Transportation Industry Requires Lockout/Tagout Procedures

Rail transportation remains one of the most viable options for moving goods. Trains have a lot of moving parts that require detailed lockout/tagout procedures. Lockout/tagout for rail transportation industries is a necessity for employee safety and production efficiency.

The loading process, which often involves equipment and machinery that requires regularly scheduled service, can be very dangerous without proper training and procedures. Lockout/tagout procedures keep employees from falling victim to load shifts and equipment surges that can result from uncontrolled stored energy.

Braking systems are notorious for having stored energy that can result in injuries if not properly addressed.

Getting the product to the destination on time requires rail companies to follow detailed lockout/tagout procedures to avoid serious injuries to employees that delay shipments.

ESC Services is experienced in writing lockout/tagout procedures for rail transportation companies.

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