What is the use of zip ties in lockout tagout?

When an employer decides to use tagout instead of lockout, a zip tie can be used as a means of attachment provided it fits the standards in 1910.269(d)(3)(ii)(D). Because a zip ties is not naturally brittle, it can also be utilized as an added layer of protection.

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