Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Lockout/tagout guide

May 9, 2011
By Mary Del

Graphic Products, Inc., whose DuraLabel printers and supplies are used to reinforce workplace safety, is making available a free copy of The Best Practice Guide to: Safety Lockout/Tagout – a life-saving procedure in which repairs are made to machines when power sources are removed, locked out, tagged out and isolated. Included in this colourful guide are chapters about how accidental startups occur, a definition of stored energy, steps to install and remove lockout gear, a case study from an environmental health and safety professional, plus an overview of commonly used LO/TO products and services. There’s also a section about reducing the number of potential injuries and fatalities possible from entrapment in confined spaces, such as tanks and tunnels. To get your free copy, visit More information can be found at

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