The periodic lockout inspection process is just one of many that can be really tedious and time consuming, especially if you have to do it manually on paper. Because it’s so time consuming, many companies simply skip it completely or don’t complete the entire process every year which can leave an organization really vulnerable.
All it takes is one person to get injured because of a written procedure that wasn’t accurate or because they didn’t learn what they needed to in training and you’re looking at the potential for a very serious injury.
Not only does each written lockout procedure (with a few exceptions) have to be inspected, but these inspections have to be performed while the equipment is under lockout/tagout. On top of that, you have to do this at least annually and you have to document or certify that it’s been completed.
This is a lot of work not only to do but to schedule, especially if you have a lot of written lockout procedures to work with. If only there were a way to get this done a bit easier and with less paperwork!
If you’re a current customer using the Audit and Inspection module and you’re wondering how you can use this module to complete these inspections, we’ve got good news for you. We took the guesswork out of things and created a question set which includes all the questions you’d need to ask during this process. All you have to do is import it!
And, if you’re looking for a few ways to get these inspections completed in EHS Insight, join us for our upcoming webinar on the Lockout Inspection Process where we will go over four ways to use EHS Insight for this process.
Whether you’re a brand new customer and are looking for ways to simplify your safety program or are a seasoned customer who’s not yet incorporated the periodic lockout inspection process into your inspection program, the pre-created question set and webinar are for you!