Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) is the control of hazardous energy. The program is in place to set a standard on how to protect employees from injury during the servicing and maintenance of machines and equipment with energy sources such as electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, chemical, nuclear, thermal, or other sources of energization.

Program Enhancement

EH&S wants to know if you, or your work area, is affected by the Lockout/Tagout Program. Please take the time to review this recent communication for more information OR you can jump right to the chase and fill out this short survey (approximately 1 minute to complete).

Lockout/Tagout Reference Material

  • Lockout/Tagout Procedure
  • Lockout/Tagout Training - Authorized Employees
    • An employee who locks out and/or tags out machines or equipment to perform servicing or maintenance on tha tmachine or equipment. 
      • Examples: Facilities maintenance personnel, contractors, electricians, etc.
  • Lockout/Tagout Training - Affected/Other Employees
    • An employee whose job requires him/her to operate or use a machine/equipment on which servicing, or maintenance is being performed under lockout or tagout (LOTO). 
    • An employee whose work activities are or may be in an area where lockout or tagout procedures may be utilized.