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PDFWAC 296-307-32035

What requirements apply to testing and positioning machines and equipment?

When lockout or tagout devices must be temporarily removed from the energy isolating device and the machine or equipment energized to test or position the machine or equipment, the following sequence of actions must be followed:
(1) Clear the machine or equipment of tools and materials according to WAC 296-307-32033 (1)(a).
(2) Remove employees from the machine or equipment area according to WAC 296-307-32033 (1)(b).
(3) Remove the lockout or tagout devices as specified in WAC 296-307-32033(3).
(4) Energize and proceed with testing or positioning.
(5) Deenergize all systems and reapply energy control measures in accordance with WAC 296-307-32031 to continue the servicing and/or maintenance.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.040. WSR 98-24-096, § 296-307-32035, filed 12/1/98, effective 3/1/99. WSR 97-09-013, recodified as § 296-307-32035, filed 4/7/97, effective 4/7/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.040, [49.17.]050 and [49.17.]060. WSR 96-22-048, § 296-306A-32035, filed 10/31/96, effective 12/1/96.]
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