What is the first step in returning equipment to service after a lockout?

When recovering equipment after a lockout tagout, one of the first things to do is to make sure that any unnecessary materials have been removed from the machine or equipment and the surrounding area. Verify that no tools have been left in or on the machine and that they have all been accounted for.

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