Could there be lockout tagout changes in the future?

With the rise of technological advancements in workplace safety, it’s possible, though not certain. Regardless, OSHA reports increasing requests for deviations and flexibility from the lockout tagout standard for these alternative computer-based safety devices. 

While no definitive decisions have been made, employers should ensure that their current lockout tagout practices and programs are completely compliant with the existing standard in the meantime.

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