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Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout)

This program outlines the required steps to prevent injuries resulting from the unexpected startup or release of stored energy when working on equipment, machinery, or systems that could release stored energy (e.g., mechanical, electrical, steam, hydraulic, pneumatic, chemical, thermal, gravity). 

Program Highlights

  • Responsibilities
  • Lockout/tagout
  • Periodic inspections
  • Group lockout/tagout
  • Shift or personnel changes
  • Removing locks and tags
  • Forcible removal of locks or tags
  • Training requirements

Documents and Forms