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WAC 296-803-50010

Meet these requirements when applying lockout or tagout devices.

(1) You must make sure, before a machine or equipment is turned off, that the authorized employee knows all of the following:
(a) Type and magnitude of the energy.
(b) Hazards of the energy to be controlled.
(c) Method or means to control the energy.
(2) You must turn off or shut down the machine or equipment using established procedures. An orderly shut down is necessary to avoid any additional or increased hazard to employees as a result of the equipment stoppage.
(3) You must completely isolate the machine or equipment from its energy sources using the appropriate energy-isolating devices after the machine or equipment has been turned off.
(4) You must make sure you or the authorized employee notify affected employees that the machine or equipment is being locked or tagged out before the devices are applied.
(5) You must make sure a lockout or tagout device is applied:
(a) For each energy-isolating device.
(b) Only by the authorized employee doing the service or maintenance.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 17-18-075, § 296-803-50010, filed 9/5/17, effective 10/6/17; WSR 09-16-108, § 296-803-50010, filed 8/4/09, effective 11/1/09; WSR 04-15-105, § 296-803-50010, filed 7/20/04, effective 11/1/04.]
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