Mahoning Valley Safety Council: Lockout/Tagout
Featuring: Brian Zachetti, Industrial Safety Consultant Specialist, Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation/Youngstown Service Office – Division of Safety & Hygiene
This August safety session will examine best practices surrounding the control of hazardous energy and how they may apply to your workplace. Topics of discussion will include machine-specific energy control procedures, minor servicing considerations, energy source evaluation and employee training.
This session will also provide instruction regarding requirements for energy isolation devices, group lockout requirements and program development. Participants will learn principles and procedures of hazardous energy control, including employee types/training, device requirements and how to handle minor service and tool changes. Participants will also be able to determine when lockout/tagout procedures need to be implemented in their facility and what those procedures should contain, as well as explain the purpose of a hazardous energy control program and how to begin implementation of a program in their workplace.