Lockout/Tagout Unsafe Acts, Part 7 ArtboyAnimation/iStock/Thinkstock

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.

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