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Lockout/Tagout - (Control of Hazardous Energy)

Lockout/Tagout, also known as LOTO or lock and tag, refers to specific practices and procedures to safeguard employees from the unexpected energization or startup of machinery and equipment, or the release of hazardous energy during service or maintenance activities.

Lockout/Tagout compliance requirements are defined by the United States Department of Labor under OSHA Lockout/Tagout standard 29 CFR 1910.147.

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