The recording process includes different stages, the order and execution of which depend on the specifics of the intervention:
The separation where the power is cut off by a circuit breaker
Locking in open position with padlocks and tags
Identification of the machine on which we can work safely
Verification of absence of voltage
Earthing and short circuiting if necessary
Lockout tagout is said to be in one step if the Lockout Load carries out all these steps.
It is said to be in two stages if it is the Works Manager who carries out the signaling and verification stages.
The lockout tagout removal phases are those of lockout tagout in reverse order.
These same principles apply for mechanical and hydraulic lockouts tagouts.
Electrical appliance lockout