Workers may be injured by equipment if it is not properly shut off and
locked or tagged out. For more information, see Lockout/Tagout.
- Provide a means to block, chain, or otherwise secure
equipment normally supported by hydraulic pressure so
as to provide for safe maintenance. 1910.265(c)(13)
- Means shall be provided to positively block the
hoisting platform when employees must go beneath the
stacker or unstacker hoist. 1910.265(c)(26)(iii)
- Main control switches shall be so designed that they
can be locked in the open position. 1910.265(c)(26)(v)
Workers change knives in chipper
canter without locking out main disconnect. Only control
power is locked out.
A worker risks injury by putting
his hands in the saw that is shut down but not locked out.