Last Update: 9/5/17

Chapter 296-803 WAC

LOCKOUT/TAGOUT
(CONTROL OF HAZARDOUS ENERGY)

WAC Sections

Definitions.
Scope.
Summary.
Establish a written energy control program.
Summary.
Make sure new or modified machines and equipment can accept lockout devices.
Summary.
Provide appropriate means to control energy.
Make sure lockout and tagout devices meet these requirements.
Make sure lockout devices meet these additional requirements.
Make sure tagout devices meet these additional requirements.
Summary.
Use energy control procedures.
Meet these requirements when applying lockout or tagout devices.
Meet these additional requirements when applying lockout devices.
Meet these additional requirements when applying tagout devices.
Protect employees from the hazards of stored and residual energy.
Verify that the machine or equipment is safe before starting work.
Meet these requirements when removing lockout or tagout devices and energizing the machine or equipment.
Meet these requirements if it is necessary to temporarily energize a machine, equipment, or component for testing or positioning.
Protect employees during shift or personnel changes.
Protect employees working in a group.
Meet these additional requirements if more than one group is used.
Coordinate with outside employers servicing or maintaining your machines or equipment.
Summary.
Provide and document employee training on the energy control program.
Provide additional training if you use tagout devices.
Retrain employees when necessary.
Summary.
Perform and document periodic reviews to verify employees know and follow the energy control procedures.
Do periodic reviews of procedures using lockout devices.
Do periodic reviews of procedures using tagout devices.
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