Lockout procedures and lockout products are critical parts of any workplace safety program, especially in industries involving heavy machinery and equipment. Lockout tools such as padlocks and safety hasps prevent machines from being powered on while under repair or out of order. The addition of mandatory lockout tags is crucial in identifying the authorized personnel in charge of the equipment.
Proper lockout procedures save lives of workers working on or near locked out machinery. Make sure you order standardized and durable lockout supplies from a trusted workplace safety provider like Seton.
View this infographic to learn the difference between lockout and tagout.