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December 15, 2017
Lockout/Tagout procedures are used to control hazardous energy when making repairs or adjustments to machinery or other types of equipment. Types of Hazardous Energy: Electrical Thermal Pneumatic Chemical Stored Gravitational Hydraulic Motion Risk of not properly utilizing a Lockout/Tagout program: Chemical Exposure Burns Amputations Crushed by/between Fractures Procedures for locking out equipment: Make sure all affected employees are notified. Run through normal shutdown procedures. Place all…