How do you use a cable lockout device?

Cable lockout is a versatile LOTO devices that’s often used in hard-to-reach locations or irregularly shaped energy devices because of its flexibility. Oftentimes, cable lockouts are made of steel cable or a non-conductive nylon cable. Nevertheless, they perform the same function. To use this lockout device, wrap the cable around the handles, switches, or controls of the device being locked out then run it back through the lockout body, cinch tightly, and secure with a padlock.  The cable is usually several feet long to accommodate various machineries and equipment.

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