For cleaning, repairing, servicing, setting up or adjusting operations the following applies:
-Cleaning, servicing, or adjusting operations
a. Machinery or equipment capable of movement shall be stopped, and the power source shall be de-energized or disengaged.
b. Moveable parts shall be mechanically blocked or locked out.
c. If the equipment must move during cleaning, servicing or adjusting operations, the employer shall provide and require the use of extension tools or other means to protect employees from injury due to the movement. Employees shall be trained on the safe use and maintenance of such tools or means.
-Repair works or setting up operations
a. Equipment that has lockable controls or that is readily adaptable to lockable controls shall be locked out or positively sealed in the off position.
b. For equipment not equipped with lockable controls or readily adaptable to lockable controls, positive means must be taken, such as de-energizing or disconnecting the equipment from its source of power, or other action which will effectively prevent the equipment from inadvertent movement or release of stored energy.
-Accident prevention signs or tags shall be placed on the controls of equipment, machines, and prime movers. 3314(c),(d)
-A written hazardous energy control procedure shall be developed and used by the employer. 3314(g)
a. Energy control procedure must include separate procedural steps for the safe lockout/tagout of each machine.
-When servicing and/or maintenance is performed by a crew, craft, department or other group, they shall utilize a procedure which affords the employees a level of protection equivalent to that provided by the utilization of a personal lockout or tagout device. 3314(h)
-Specific hazardous energy control procedures must be utilized during shift or personnel changes to ensure the continuity of lockout or tagout protection, including, but not necessarily limited to, provision for the orderly transfer of lockout or tagout device protection between off-going and oncoming employees, in order to minimize exposure to hazards from the unexpected energization or start-up of the machine or equipment, or the release of stored energy. 3314(i)
-The employer is required to conduct a periodic inspection of the energy control procedures(s) at least annually to evaluate their continued effectiveness and determine necessity for updating written procedures(s). 3314(j)