When can an energy-isolating device be locked out?

There are specific requirements the device needs to meet in order to be considered as capable of being locked out. 

It should be designed with a hasp or any other part to which a lock can be attached and it should also have a locking mechanism built into it. Moreover, the device should be locked without being altered in any way that can compromise its capabilities.

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