Safety Facility Equipment Identification Catalog Page 8 Key Business Issues

8 Key Business Issues Lockout Tagout OSHA Regulation Summary: OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147 The control of hazardous energy (Lockout Tagout). (a) Scope, application and purpose (1) Scope. (i) This standard covers the servicing and maintenance of machines and equipment in which the unexpected energization or start up of the machines or equipment, or release of stored energy, could harm employees. This standard establishes minimum performance requirements for the control of such hazardous energy. (2) Application. (i) This standard applies to the control of energy during servicing and/or maintenance of machines and equipment. (3) Purpose. (i) This section requires employers to establish a program and utilize procedures for affixing appropriate lockout devices or tagout devices to energy isolating devices, and to otherwise disable machines or equipment to prevent unexpected energization, start-up or release of stored energy in order to prevent injury to employees. Global leader in Lockout Tagout Solutions Brady was first to respond to the new OSHA legislation in 1990, and has maintained its position as the leading lockout solutions provider ever since. Today, Brady offers a comprehensive package for Lockout Tagout compliance combining services, regulatory expertise and unparalleled breadth and depth of product. Regardless of what stage you are at with your lockout tagout program, Brady can provide you with a custom solution. Lockout Tagout: A Critical Safety Regulation Top Sections Cited Number of Violations 1910.147(c)(4) Requirements in energy control procedures 996 1910.147(c)(6) Requirements to periodically inspect the energy control procedure 653 1910.147(c)(1) Energy control program requirements 651 1910.147(c)(7) Training and communication requirements 580 1910.147(d)(4) Requirements for the application of Lockout Tagout devices 169 Data is reflective of OSHA's Fiscal Year 2013 (October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013) Lockout Tagout (LOTO) is an important safety procedure - critical to safeguarding workers and employees around the machinery and equipment they operate, service and maintain. It is also a major OSHA-inspection focus. In fact, it remains one of the most cited violations for general industry even after twenty years in force. Rather than focusing on the negative aspect of non-compliance and citations, focus instead on comprehensive and thoroughly-followed LOTO programs: SAVE LIVES - preventing an estimated 250,000 incidents, 50,000 injuries and 120 fatalities annually! CUT COSTS - significantly; both in lost employee time and insurance costs IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY - minimizing equipment downtime BEST PRACTICE - being widely adopted across industries and industrialized countries Brady's Lockout Tagout Procedure Writing Service is the most effective, stress-free way to create an OSHA-compliant lockout/tagout program. Brady's expert field technicians will come to your facility and : Evaluate your needs and equipment requirements Create visually-instructive procedures specific to your machinery, facility and employee safety requirements Laminate and install the new lockout tagout procedures Installe color-coded energy source ID tags Collaborate with your team during the process and help you understand how to successfully maintain the program in-house For more info, view page 494 or visit Need Help? Let Brady's Field Engineers take care of all the details!

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