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Model Lockout Tagout Program

Date First Published on SafetySmart Compliance: September 12th, 2014
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PROBLEM:

OSHA Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) is one of the most frequently cited OSHA Standards (Section 1910.147). And one of the most frequent causes of LOTO citations is failure to have a proper LOTO program.

HOW TOOL HELPS SOLVE THE PROBLEM:

Here’s a Model Program that lays out the essential elements that must be included in an energy control/LOTO Program. The language in the Model is designed to ensure compliance with the LOTO standard and includes instructions about how to adapt the language to meet your own circumstances.