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When to use the security padlock?
- Dec 13, 2017 -

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When to use the security padlock?

 

The security padlock is usually used in the situation that the equipment is under repairing, which can prevent people being hurt.

 

Here are some common situations that required the use of the security padlock.

1. When you should prevent the equipment open suddenly, you should use LOTO for the padlock.

2. When you should prevent the residual power releasing, it is better to use the security lock to close the system better.

3. When it is necessary to move or pass the protection system or another protection facility, it is required to use the secured lock.

4. When it is possible that part of your body will be caught by the machine, it is necessary to use the secured padlock.

5. When the electricity repairing workers is repairing the virtual electro circuit servicing, it is necessary to use the security lock for the cut-off device.

6. When the machine maintainer is cleaning or lubricating the facility, it is necessary to use the security lock to lock the open-off button.

7. When the maintainer is eliminating the breakdown of the machine, it is necessary to use the security lock for the mechanical equipment. The OSHA suggests all the enterprises should equip security locks for their workers. In the workplace, it is their responsibility for following the chose system. But secured lock is not a kind of tool that stops the energy, it should be used after the power source is closed and isolated.