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Category: Facility Safety
7 Steps to Creating an Effective Lockout/Tagout Program
Just shutting down or disconnecting equipment is not enough… Lockout/Tagout keeps employees safe by making it inoperable. Comply with OSHA Regulations and LOCK IT OUT!