Items Tagged with 'lockout/tagout'


Double protection: When to use machine guards; when to use LOTO

April 1, 2014
Both machine safeguarding and lockout-tagout (LOTO) protect employees from becoming caught in or struck by machines.

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Lots of Lockout-Tagout miscues…

March 31, 2014
Total penalty amount proposed by OSHA for violations of the lockout-tagout standard 1910.0147 (October 2012 through September 2013).

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Top products of the week

March 23, 2014

Faster label making, a quick leak diverter and a LOTO circuit breaker are among this week’s top EHS-related products as featured on

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Master Lock debuts new, uniquely effective S3920 Butterfly Valve Lockout device

December 18, 2013

Master Lock®Company LLC’s latest entry into the Safety Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) arena, the new S3920 Butterfly Valve Lockout, turns the tables on devices that merely clamp down on the valve handle to keep it disengaged.

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LOTO fatality results in citations, SVEP status

Company cited for same hazard in 2012
November 21, 2013

White Cedar Shingles Inc. has been cited for nine safety violations by OSHA after a worker was fatally injured May 21 while servicing machinery that had not been locked out to prevent unexpected startup.

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Stored energy: A potentially fatal force to be reckoned with

November 4, 2013
In this article, ISHN gives you questions and answers from OSHA’s website on hazardous energy and how it can be controlled to protect workers on the job.

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Expect the unexpected: Lockout/tagout procedures must be followed

November 4, 2013
One of the major causes of industrial accidents is failure to follow lockout/tagout (LOTO) procedures, or failure to have LOTO procedures.

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Graphic Products, Inc. issues lockout/tagout guide

October 11, 2013

An estimated 120 lives are saved and 50,000 injuries prevented each year by complying with OSHA lockout/tagout standards, according to the OSHA Fact Sheet on Lockout/Tagout, from the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 2002.

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LINK360® Desktop Software replaces Lockout Procedure Writing Software

New software program offers expanded functionalities for creating professional lockout/tagout procedures
October 10, 2013
This software, which replaces Brady’s current LockoutPro software, allows users to create, edit, save and print world-class lockout/tagout procedures using templates for standardized procedures.

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ESC Services, Inc. launches new, multi-platform friendly website

October 3, 2013

ESC Services, Inc. (ESC), an industry leader in lockout-tagout compliance, recently launched an innovative new website to better serve its customer base and stay ahead of the technology curve. The new is the first in its industry built to be dynamically responsive on all devices from smart phones to large-monitor computers, providing an optimal viewing experience with easy-to-read pages, convenient and accessible navigation, and minimal or no resizing or scrolling needed.

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