What is lockout tagout?

Lockout tagout is one of the most important practices in maintaining safety in the workplace. By following LOTO procedures, employees can work on equipment or machine without the risk of injury.

The purpose of lockout tagout is to ensure that access to hazardous energy sources is restricted while repairs and maintenance efforts are ongoing. This prevents injury to personnel.

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