Welcome to “The Safety Professional’s Expanded Guide to Lockout Tagout.” This comprehensive guide is designed to equip safety professionals, engineers, technicians, and employees with the knowledge and expertise necessary to implement effective lockout tagout procedures in their workplace. Lockout tagout is a critical safety procedure that ensures the protection of workers from hazardous energy sources during maintenance, repairs, or servicing of equipment. In this book, we will delve into the fundamental principles of lockout tagout, exploring its legal and regulatory aspects, as well as the importance of a robust lockout tagout program. We will provide practical guidance on developing comprehensive procedures, conducting risk assessments, selecting appropriate lockout devices, and training employees to create a culture of safety.
The Contents of Safety Professionals Expanded Guide to LOTO
- CHAPTER 1
Understanding Lockout Tagout
What is lockout tagout and what does it mean for you?
- CHAPTER 2
Get to know the requirements behind this safety must-have.
- CHAPTER 3
6 Essential Elements for Compliance
Find out what you need to get your lockout program on the right path.
- Workplace Safety Pro your A to Z Guide
- CHAPTER 4
The Cost of Non-Compliance
Not sure it’s worth it? Think again!
- CHAPTER 5
Lockout Tagout Program Checklist
Evaluate the current state of your program and see how it stacks up.
- Practical Guide to Industrial Safety
- CHAPTER 6
The Path to World Class
Learn what it takes to go above and beyond compliance basics.
- Control of Hazardous Energy OSHA Lockout/Tagout
- Requirements of the Standard