Lockout System FAQs
Lockout systems are used to keep hazardous sources and machinery isolated. This ensures power is not switched on prior to the completion of maintenance or repair work.
To ensure maximum safety, a lockout system should be used whenever machinery is being worked on. Even for tasks like lubricating, cleaning, unjamming, or changing attachments, a proper lockout procedure should be in place.
- Reduce the number of injuries in the workplace
- Better use of machines by reducing downtime and improving productivity
- Control of insurance and compensation fees
- More commitment from employees