aerial lockout tagout

The Basics of Aerial Lift Lockout Tagout

Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) procedures are a complex and varied subject for heavy equipment and material handling. Aerial lifts are one of the more difficult subjects for this safety requirement. Because aerial lifts are varied in controls, application and design, laying out a single procedure to fit all machines would prove difficult. For example, a truck-mounted aerial […]

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Operating a Forklift with a Damaged Overhead Guard

Our forklift was in an accident and now has a damaged overhead guard (OHG). The Service Manager tagged out the forklift, but another manager requested it be placed back on the production floor. What is the right decision?   Forklift OHG: OSHA Requirements OSHA is clear that a damaged or malfunctioning forklift be tagged out […]