What is the OSHA standard for lockout tagout?

OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147 (The Control of Hazardous Energy) is the standard that informs lockout tagout practices. OSHA outlines all the regulations that businesses and organizations must abide by in order to protect employees from harm and stay OSHA-compliant.

When an organization is found to have violated regulations, OSHA may impose a fine as a consequence of those violations. Certain violations may also result in imprisonment for those found responsible.

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