About LOTO,How much do you know

- May 04, 2018 -

What is LOTO?

1.Established procedure to minimize to the individual(s)working on powered machinery or equipment.

2.Procedure with distinct steps to assure:1)Isolation from external hazarous energy.2)Internal hazardous energy is contorlled.

 

Type of Hazardous Energy

.Electrical

.Hydraulic/Pneumatic

.Gas/Water/Stream

.Mechanical(Gravity,Kinetic)

.Chemical

 

Why Do People Not Use LOTO?

There are several reasons for that.

1.Personal Barriers.People may lack of knowledge about LOTO,or sometimes even they know LOTO,they are overconfidence,thinking nothing dangerous will happen while maintenance.

2.Organizational Barriers.Below are some examples.Production Pressures,Poor Enforcement,Lack of LOTO Procedures or Equipment.

3.Environmental Barries.Sometimes the design of the machine also affects the proper process of LOTO.

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