How do you choose the right safety lockout padlock?

There are several factors to consider in choosing the best lockout padlocks for every workplace. Some of these factors are:

  • Padlock Body Material – Steel, Aluminum, Non-conductive Material, Composite Material
  • Keying Options – Keyed Alike, Keyed Alike Unlimited, Keyed Differently, Master Keyed, Grand Master Keyed
  • Padlock Identification – Color-coding, Engraving, Lock labels
  • Padlock Shackle Material – Cable Shackle, Nylon, Hard Steel, Aluminum

The material provided in this article is for general information purposes only. It is not intended to replace professional/legal advice or substitute government regulations, industry standards, or other requirements specific to any business/activity. While we made sure to provide accurate and reliable information, we make no representation that the details or sources are up-to-date, complete or remain available. Readers should consult with an industrial safety expert, qualified professional, or attorney for any specific concerns and questions.


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