The Lock Out Tag Out - LOTO Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) is a comprehensive 10 page procedure.
This SWMS includes general guidance for Locking out and Tagging of plant and machinery to prevent plant and its components from activating (including release of stored energy) during inspection, maintenance, repair or cleaning. It also includes information for tagging plant that is in an unsafe condition.
Without procedures in place to ensure power is isolated to plant, persons can be killed or seriously injured from its accidental start-up.
The LOTO - Lock Out Tag Out procedure is ready to use and is not a blank template. Simply add your company details, ABN, and include any site specific details or risks and make it specific to the task at hand. It is then ready for printing and to be incorporated as part of your overall OHS System.
The LOTO- Lock Out Tag Out Work Method Statement can be used as part of your OHS inductions, for Tool box talks or tender applications.
The LOTO- Lock Out Tag Out Work Method Statement includes:
- Safety Notes
- Pre-operational Inspection
- Emergency Procedures
- 10 Page procedure
- Written by ex WHS inspectors
- Risk ratings before and after control measures
- MS Word format NOT PDF
- Task specific and site specific details easy to add
- Includes easy to complete boxes for Company details and project details
- Employee sign off section
- Review Date: 14 March 2014
- Instant download delivery
- Manual Handling
Ensure appropriate locking devices for type of plant. Examples:
- Lock-out hasps (non-conductive, high visibility – if required)
- Electrical lockouts
- Cable lockouts
- Valve lockouts
- Safes and key cabinets
- Ensure suitable tags available:
- Meet requirements of AS 1319-1994, examples:
- Out of Service:
- o Yellow background with bold black text “Out of Service” on each side
- Personal Danger:
- o White background
- o Recognisable danger symbol on each side
- o Bold black text
- 60 x 120mm
- Reliable means of attachment
Ensure only 1 key per lock. No duplicate keys.
Ensure ALL employees at site are trained in LOTO procedures
This document has been developed and provided by SafetyCulture Pty Ltd and is offered for sale by ACRIS Services who are licensed resellers for Australia. SafetyCulture employ former WorkSafe Inspectors to research and write documents ensuring safe work practices can be understood and followed by employees performing high risk activities in the course of their duties. SafetyCulture's mission is to make Safety A Way Of Life for workers across the world by providing documentation through software and printable files.
SWMS - Safe Work Method Statement
Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS) are required for any high risk activity that is performed by an employee in the workplace. Each document must identify the risks involved when performing the activity, a risk rating for each risk, a safe work method to perform the activity and a residual risk rating for the risks. SafetyCulture SWMS comply with current WH&S legislation in all states across Australia. This document is fully completed with a step by step procedure that can be edited and appended. This is not a blank template, it is a comprehensive procedure that has been researched and developed by a qualified writer.