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Lockout/Tagout – How to Ensure Safety and Avoid Citations

Lockout/Tagout – How to Ensure Safety and Avoid Citations

Believe it or not it is fairly easy to avoid citations regarding lockout/tagout or LOTO procedures. However, despite the simplistic nature of enacting and following an effective LOTO plan, an estimated 50,000 injuries and 120 fatalities are reported each year. This is simply unacceptable. There is some sort of glitch in the system with so

The Importance of Lockout Tagout

The Importance of Lockout Tagout

Lockout Tagout, or simply LOTO, is a safety practice that protects employees and visitors from uncontrolled hazardous energy that may escape from machines or equipment during isolation or servicing. When potentially hazardous equipment is identified for maintenance, it will be placed on LOTO which includes adding a visual lock and tag to the energy isolation

Proper Signage and Label Techniques to Combat OHSA’s Top Ten Safety Violations

Proper Signage and Label Techniques to Combat OHSA’s Top Ten Safety Violations

Each year OSHA gathers all data regarding cited workplace violations and compiles it into a top ten violations list. Although the lists may reflect some similarities in violations year to year, there are still great gains being made towards enhancing workplace safety. Below we have outlined OSHA’s top ten violations of 2012 according to the

Protect Your Business and the Safety of Your Employees by Understanding What OSHA’s Top 10 Safety Violations Were for FY 2012

Protect Your Business and the Safety of Your Employees by Understanding What OSHA’s Top 10 Safety Violations Were for FY 2012

As a business owner who may be interested in what the possible hazards are in their workplace should review OSHA’s yearly top ten list of violations for the previous year. By doing so, the business owner can see if they are covering all potential hazards and identifying what possible changes they may have to make

OSHA Releases Top Ten Violations Citations for 2012 at NSC Congress and Expo

OSHA Releases Top Ten Violations Citations for 2012 at NSC Congress and Expo

At its annual Congress and Expo in Orlando this year, the National Safety Council was “treated” to OSHA’s release of its top ten list of violations citations for 2012. OSHA deputy director of the Directorate of Enforcement Programs Patrick Kapust reported the list for a crowded Expo audience. Among the list of ten violations, the

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