Do you need help with your lockout/tagout (LOTO) program? You want to keep your employees safe, remain compliant and boost productivity. That can seem confusing and overwhelming, but you don’t have to do it alone. We’re here to make it easier. Our team of experienced engineers and specialists can help you create a simple, successful LOTO program customized to your needs.
What is lockout/tagout, and when is lockout/tagout required? Lockout/tagout refers to the proper shut-down, and locking or tagging, of equipment and machines to help protect employees from hazardous energy exposure during maintenance or repair.
LOTO programs include policies and procedures that help safeguard employees from unexpected energy release (electrical, mechanical and others) while starting or servicing machines and equipment. A good lockout/tagout program revolves around employee safety and workplace productivity, while complying with all applicable legal requirements, including OSHA in the United States.
While most safety managers at manufacturers understand the importance of lockout/tagout, it can be hard to find time to create your own lockout/tagout program. Teaming up with the safety services experts at Rockwell Automation can make all the difference. We can help you create easy-to-read graphical procedures that provide clear guidance for employees, and our support can help you comply with all applicable legal requirements and build a successful LOTO program.
What will a our lockout/tagout program entail? The five major components include: