TeachMeFinance.com - explain Lockout
Lockout The term 'Lockout' as it applies to the area of reclamation can be defined as ' The placement of a lockout device on an energy isolating device, in accordance with an estabilshed procedure, ensuring that the energy isolating device and the equipment being controlled cannot be operated until the lockout device is removed. Clearance procedure in which physical locks replace Safety Tags and prevent operating switches, controls, etc. See tagout and clearance'.
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