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OSHA requests your input on possible changes to lockout/tagout rules

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August 11, 2019

By A.J. Plunkett (aplunkett@decisionhealth.com)

Ever been frustrated about outdated lockout/tagout rules? The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) would like to hear from you.

OSHA wants to update its standard for the “Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout),” found in federal regulation at 29 CFR 1910.147.

Specifically, “the Agency is interested in comments on the use of control circuit-type devices to isolate energy, as well as the evolving technology for robotics,” according to a news release announcing the request for public comment on lockout/tagout, or LOTO, as OSHA refers to it.

Ever been frustrated about outdated lockout/tagout rules? The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) would like to hear from you.



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