How well do you know lockout/tagout?

Brittany Poeppe
Quiz by Brittany Poeppe, updated more than 1 year ago
Brittany Poeppe
Created by Brittany Poeppe over 2 years ago
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How well do you know the lockout/tagout process? Let's test your knowledge!

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Question 1

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All workplaces should have a written lockout/tagout program in place.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 2

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Which statement is true concerning tagout devices?
Answer
  • Tags may be removed by affected employees once lockout/tagout is complete
  • Tagout devices can always be used in place of lockout devices
  • Tags provide the same security as using a lock
  • Tags are only warning devices

Question 3

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Arrange in correct sequence the actions involved in reenergizing machines. (i) Energize the machine and continue with positioning or testing. (ii) Make sure no employee is exposed to the machine. Clear all employees from the area around the machine. (iii) Remove the lockout/tagout devices. (iv) Clear materials and tools from the machine. (v) De-energize the system: isolate the machine from its energy source. (vi) Reapply energy control procedures in case additional maintenance or service is required.
Answer
  • (i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (v), (vi)
  • (vi), (v), (iv), (ii), (iii), (i)
  • (iv), (ii), (iii), (i), (v), (vi)
  • (iii), (ii), (iv), (i), (v), (vi)

Question 4

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Locks are the only approved means for locking out a machine.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 5

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Lockout devices should be standardized within the facility by using the same:
Answer
  • Shape
  • Color
  • Print
  • Size

Question 6

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Affected employees in a lockout/tagout are those who:
Answer
  • Operate the machinery that is being maintained or repaired
  • Perform servicing and maintenance activities on the machinery
  • Are affected by improper lockout procedure
  • Are responsible for implementing energy-control procedures

Question 7

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Select all the forms of potentially hazardous energy.
Answer
  • A motor that has been disconnected
  • A hydraulic system
  • Tensioned springs
  • A machine that has been turned off

Question 8

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Arrange the following steps of the lockout procedure in the correct sequence. (i) Shut it down equipment using the normal stopping procedure (i.e., close valve, open switch, press it down). (ii) Isolate the machine or equipment from its energy source. (iii) Communicate to all affected employees that a machine or equipment requires servicing and must be shut down and locked out. (iv) Lock out the energy isolating device(s) with assigned locks and “Danger!” tags. (v) Return operating controls to “off” or “neutral” after verifying that the machine is isolated from its energy source. (vi) Check that the machine is isolated from all energy sources (including residual energy,) first, by making sure that no employee is exposed to it, then by trying normal operating procedure to see if the machine is working.
Answer
  • (iii), (ii), (i), (iv), (v), (vi)
  • (iii), (i), (ii), (iv), (vi), (v)
  • (vi), (v), (iv), (iii), (ii), (i)
  • (iv), (ii), (i), (iii), (vi), (v)

Question 9

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What percentage of serious accidents in the workplace are attributed to lockout/tagout?
Answer
  • 10%
  • 18%
  • 25%
  • 45%

Question 10

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Lockout/tagout is in OSHA's "Top 10" most-cited violations.
Answer
  • True
  • False
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