What are the Potential Hazards of Improper Lockout/Tagout

This 3 minutes safety training video covers: What is arc flash, how arc flash occur in the workplace, how dangerous an arc flash is, what are the causes of arc flashes, what is a buddy system, how to analyze arc flash risks, how to safely lock an electricity, how to properly perform group lockout/tagout procedures.

Video Transcript

According to OSHA’s lockout/tagout standard whenever performing service or maintenance on any machine where unexpected startup or the release of stored energy could cause injury, lockout/tagout procedures must be followed. Service and maintenance activities require a lockout/tagou,t if the employee is required to remove or bypass guards or safety device or place any part of his/her body into a machine process point of operation or associated danger zone. Most of the injuries happen when people don’t respect the energy they working with can be placed to one of five kinds of mistake. The most causes of injury is failure to dissipate residual energy.