What is Group Lockout?
When multiple engineers work on a single piece of plant or equipment Group Lockout procedures apply
What is a Lockout box?
The lockout box holds the keys for plant locks or maybe a fuse from the main panel - locks are added and only when the last lock is removed can the panel then be re-energised
Where to fit your lock box in the workplace?
Group lockout boxes are either portable or fixed on a wall. Some can be stored on a panel and then moved when in use - it depends on local practices
What is a Lockout Station?
A printed or moulded panel to store lockout equipment which may also be custom made to suit the workplace and equipment
What is a Keysafe?
Used in power stations are part of the Permit To Work procedure - the lockout box has individual locks built in as well as the override by the Senior Authorised Person
Is a Keysafe a good idea for a workplace?
It is the highest level of group lockout possible and gives the safest way to ensure equipment is correctly isolated - part of a planned Permit to Work system