What is electrical lockout?

When electrical machines or equipment in a facility are undergoing maintenance or repairs, it’s important to ensure that they will not be accidentally re-energized. Electrical lockout tagout thus refers to procedures that prevent unauthorized access to sources of electrical energy. These procedures help protect employees from injury or death.

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