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The following links list tools, publications, and other resources to help prevent the most common injuries and illnesses in the manufacturing industry. These resources may not meet all the requirements for health and safety in British Columbia. Please check the Workers Compensation Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, and related materials for specific WorkSafeBC requirements.
|This video provides a comprehensive overview on locks used to control energy in machines. Protect your workers from accidents caused by the inadvertent operation of control devices. (35 min 39 s)|
Lock out. It takes just seconds to lose a limb.
|This slide show describes two accidents, each where a worker lost a limb following improper lockout. (2 min 58 s)|
Lockout for Woodworking
|De-energizing woodworking machinery when doing maintenance prevents injury. See the basic steps for locking out. (2 min 42 s)|
Lockout BK21 (PDF 2.4 MB)
This booklet defines lockout, explains lockout policy and procedures, and provides guidance on compliance with Regulation requirements.
* Available in Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Punjabi, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
* Print copies are available for purchase from the WorkSafeBC Store
* A free ebook version for iPad is available on iTunes
Lockout Crew Talk
Lockout Toolbox Meeting Guides