Are circuit breaker lockout devices color-coded?

Yes, circuit breaker lockout devices are color-coded to simplify the identification process during maintenance and repairs. This system also increases efficiency while reducing the margin for errors.

The colors include dark green, honey, red, blue, yellow, pearl, and light green. You may form your system by associating the colors with corresponding circuits or authorized personnel. Most circuit breaker lockout devices come in the color red for increased visibility and identification.

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