March 04, 2020 BY Neil Brunetz
Reminder of Lockout/Tagout Procedures
When is the last time you reviewed your lockout/tagout procedures? Just a reminder below of some of the basics for Lockout/tagout procedures.
- Develop procedures for the control of potentially hazardous energy.
- Document those procedures.
- Train employees on the procedures, including the purpose and function of the procedures.
- Not only train but confirm the employees understand the purpose and function of the procedures.
- Train employees on the skills required for safe application, usage, and removal of energy control procedures.
- Put the procedures in place and utilize them.
- Periodically inspect the procedures to confirm the procedures are appropriate and being followed.
- Retrain when appropriate.
- Maintain certification of employee training.
Neil has experience working as an outside general counsel for a technology company assisting the company in negotiating and finalizing NDAs, SaaS agreements and technology development agreements as well as many other aspects of the company’s business. His legal experience also includes courtroom representation of clients in civil litigation matters, including personal injury, wrongful death, workers' compensation, construction, contract, commercial disputes, and malpractice actions.