Lockout and Tagout


Lockout and Tagout

Planned safety procedure

which involves turning off the energy supply of industrial machinery and equipment whilst maitenance work or repairs are being carried out. 

This procedure protects workers from the risks posed by live machinery or electricity.


Why Lockout/Tagout?

  • Safe working while doing maintenance, cleaning or repairs.
  • Prevention of injuries
  • Prevention of damage
  • It helps to prevent errors being made.
  • It is a procedure which clearly communicates risk in the workplace