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Lockout/Tagout Unsafe Acts, Part 7

Is it acceptable practice to leave your locks on the equipment so second shift won't’t waste half their day hanging their own locks?

Your boss assigned you to rewire a control cabinet that has morphed into a bird’s nest. It took you half a day to complete the lockout/tagout. You spent most of that time working through the logic diagrams to identify supply sources for various final control elements such as motors and valve actuators.

An hour before quitting time, your boss swung by to see how you were doing. Because there was still quite a bit of work left, he said he’d have the job continued by the ne

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