Lockout Tagout (LoTo)
Protects workers from risks posed by live machinery or electricity
Every year thousands of workers get killed or injured while performing repairs or maintenance on industrial equipment or machinery. Many of these accidents are caused by the uncontrolled release of energy. In Europe, however, several regulations exist requiring that all energy sources are turned off and 'locked out' while machines are being serviced or repaired.
Why Lockout Tagout?
- Safe working while doing maintenance, cleaning or repairs
- Prevention of injuries and damage
- Helps to prevent errors being made
- It is a procedure that clearly communicates risk in the workplace