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Stored Rotational Energy

Stored Rotational Energy

Dissipate Rotation

Even after complete lockout, a rotating or spinning device has stored energy that needs to be addressed. Examples include the following:

To ensure safe conditions for maintenance, this rotational energy must be allowed to come to a complete stop before servicing. In some applications a brake may be used to control rotation.

Proper lockout/tagout can virtually eliminate the risk involved with hazardous energy.

 

Title: Stored Rotational Energy
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