Lockout, Tagout Safety Guidance
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To “lockout” means to secure an energy-isolating device in an off, close, or neutral position. Locking out is
intended to prevent the unexpected start-up or energizing of machinery and equipment during service and maintenance operations. Lockout devices include locks with keys or combination locks.Princeton Survey Research.
When most people think of power or energy, they think of electricity. But, there are many other sources of power and energy, including: mechanical, hydraulic (compressed liquid), pneumatic (compressed air), chemical, and thermal. supervisors.