Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout)

Standards

Control of hazardous energy is addressed in specific OSHA standards for general industry, maritime, and construction. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout).

OSHA Standards
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
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1910 Subpart J - General Environmental Controls

1910.147, The control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout).

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1910 Subpart R - Special Industries

1910.261, Pulp, paper, and paperboard mills.

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1910.269, Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution.

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1910 Subpart S - Electrical

1910.306, Specific purpose equipment and installations.

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1910.333, Selection and use of work practices.

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Maritime (29 CFR 1915, 1917, 1918)
Maritime (29 CFR 1915, 1917, 1918)
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1917 Subpart C - Cargo Handling Gear and Equipment

1917.48, Conveyors.

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1918 Subpart G

1918.64, Powered conveyors.

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Construction (29 CFR 1926)
Construction (29 CFR 1926)
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1926 Subpart D

1926.64, Process safety management of highly hazardous chemicals. For requirements as they pertain to construction work, follow the requirements in 29 CFR 1910.119.

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1926 Subpart K - Electrical

1926.417, Lockout and tagging of circuits.

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1926 Subpart Q

1926.702, Requirements for equipment and tools.

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State Standards

There are 28 OSHA-approved State Plans, operating state-wide occupational safety and health programs. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as OSHA's and may have different or more stringent requirements.

Other State Standards and Guidance
Additional Directives

Note: The directives in this list provide additional information that is not necessarily connected to a specific OSHA standard highlighted on this Safety and Health Topics page.

National Consensus Standards and Recommendations from other Professional Organizations

Note: These are NOT OSHA regulations. However, they do provide guidance from their originating organizations related to worker protection.

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)