Application of LOTO scheme
Primary, secondary, stored, or individual energy sources need to be locked when performing service or maintenance
Service or maintenance:
Maintenance, preventive maintenance, improvement and installation activities for machines, equipment, processes and wiring. These activities require a machine, device, process or route, or part thereof, to be in a "zero energy state." The person performing these activities must use Lockout/tagout in accordance with the protocol.
When Lockout/tagout for machines, devices, processes, and lines is not available, alternative methods should be used.
This standard applies to, but is not limited to, activities performed on a machine, equipment, process or circuit.
Lockout/tagout applies to a variety of energy sources, including but not limited to the energy sources listed below
Radiation, who ah, electricity, water, magnetic, gas, steam, chemical coolant, pneumatic.
The following is a list of typical activities for which energy control procedures are applicable
Build, install, build, repair, adjust, inspect, open, assemble, find and solve faults, test, clean, dismantle, maintain, repair, lubricate.