Federal Regulation on Lockout / Tagout (LOTO) - 29 CFR 1910.147

Marine Corps Regulation on Lockout Tagout – NAVMC Dir 5100.8 Chapter 12

Awareness training on Lockout / Tagout (LOTO)

What you need to know:
1) All equipment and machinery shall be locked out or tagged out to protect against accidental or inadvertent start-up, or operation that may cause injury to personnel performing maintenance, service, repair, or modifications to machinery or equipment.

2) Ensure all Marine Corps personnel who could be exposed to hazardous energy sources receive formal training in the purpose and function of the Lockout/Tagout Program.

3) Ensure the Lockout/Tagout Program is implemented and followed within their area of cognizance. Supervisors and individuals will be held accountable for any failure to comply with the Lockout/Tagout Program, and overriding or removing any lockout/tagout device without authorization.

4) Designate in writing a lockout/tagout coordinator(s) who is delegated responsibility and authority for controlling and administering the lockout/tagout program for their area of cognizance. Send a copy of this letter to the ISM or unit safety officer.

5) Ensure the Lockout/Tagout Program is evaluated using NAVMC 11402, Lockout/Tagout Program Evaluation, figure 12-1.

For additional information, please contact

Dan Goad at @ (760) 763-5324

Mr. Dale Waldren @ (760) 763-2366

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