When the Site is No Longer Purely Under Construction, Part 4

When the Site is No Longer Purely Under Construction, Part 4

Don’t work under someone else’s lock and tag.

A manufacturing plant was nearing completion of an expansion, and operators were conducting training on the new equipment. Because they didn’t want to actually run the equipment, it was locked out and tagged out. They had a simulation program for the control system, so they could “operate” controls and see simulated feedback. Instead of operating a motor, the signal would go into the simulator and the screen would show a motor symbol going from red to green. Great stuff!

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