Lockout / Tagout Programs
Construction sites by their very nature are areas of increased risk. Since the construction of a building is literally a work in progress, there are many components on a construction site that are potentially hazardous to both the workers and the general public. Regulations governing the locking out and tagging out (LO/TO) of potentially hazardous equipment are of particular concern.
ERS will provide your company with the following:
- Annual training
- Machine specific policy
A company is required to have a procedure in place that outlines procedures for controlling hazardous energy during the servicing and maintenance of energized pieces of equipment. The program must include the proper steps for shutting down, securing, and blocking energized equipment as well as the placement and removal of lockout – tagout devices. ERS will ensure that dealership employees are responsible for and trained on proper lockout – tagout procedures.
Employee Lockout Tagout Training Services in Bucks County
For businesses that utilize large powered equipment and power tools, it’s critical that proper safety procedures be followed at all times to prevent serious injury or even death. During the course of normal operations, it may be necessary for a worker to put themselves into contact with machine parts that could be extremely dangerous if they become powered on. As a business owner or operator, do you know the proper way to ensure that dangerous machinery does not become powered on during maintenance operations, blade changes, and other situations that are part of normal use? For workers and employers who use dangerous powered equipment, OSHA has developed a set of procedures known as Lockout and Tagout that are designed to prevent powered equipment from turning on without warning or releasing dangerous stored energy over the course of normal operations. OSHA lockout tagout training from Environmental Risk Services is designed to educate you and your employees about lockout and tagout procedures and how to follow them in your workplace.
Do you know if your Philadelphia or Bucks County business is required to comply with OSHA’s lockout tagout procedures? Do you know what those procedures are and the proper way to administer them? Environmental Risk Services can help you determine which lockout tagout procedures you’re required to comply with and provide OSHA lockout tagout training to you and your employees so you can follow those procedures closely.
Many types of businesses in Philadelphia and Bucks County are legally bound to comply with lockout tagout procedures. Construction sites are a good example of one work environment that can benefit from OSHA lockout tagout training. Construction sites by their very nature are areas of increased risk. Since the construction of a building is literally a work in progress, there are many components on a construction site that are potentially hazardous to both workers and the general public. That’s why regulations governing the locking out and tagging out (LO/TO) of potentially hazardous equipment are of particular concern to business owners and operators in the construction industry. OSHA lockout tagout training can ensure you and everyone who works for you knows proper lockout tagout procedures and uses them every day.Additional Information