Lockout/Tagout: Affected Employees
Routine maintenance may seem, at first glance, just that – routine. However, if done incorrectly service work can be dangerous to the employees performing the service and the employees working nearby. Machines turned off may inadvertently get turned on by coworkers; or equipment controlled by automatic processes may spontaneously power on. Servicing any energized equipment is potentially dangerous unless specific safety procedures are followed; one such procedure is called lockout/tagout. Utilize the information presented in this training video to understand what lockout/tagout entails, which devices are lockout devices, and the difference between authorized and affected employees. Learn how to protect yourself with the lockout/tagout procedure via the material in this on-demand lesson.