LOTO Course page 5 | Industrial & Construction Safety Solutions

INDUSTRIAL & CONSTRUCTION
SAFETY TRAINING,
CONSULTING & HUMAN
RESOURCE SERVICES

   

Mistakes and Injuries

Frequent Mistakes

  • Misplaced multiple locking device
  • Cut off not closed
  • Improperly closed multiple lock
  • No tag, no lock or no tag and lock
  • Lock not closed or key left in lock
  • One lock for several workers

Causes of Injuries

  • Failure to completely stop equipment
  • Failure to disconnect from all the power sources
  • Failure to dissipate residual energy
  • Accidental restarting of equipment
  • Failure to clear work area before reactivation
  • Lack of training
  • Lack of procedures

Famous Last Words

  • It will take longer to lock out than to do the repair…
  • It will only take a minute…
  • It's lunch time, no one is around…
  • The machine is stopped, it must be locked out…
  • It’s ok to do it this way, right?

Zero Tolerance

  • Stop Work Orders
  • Restricting Use of Equipment
  • Fines
  • Imprisonment
  • Locking Out must be taken seriously

 

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