Lockout/tagout

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Understanding blind-flange lockout devices

Because OSHA already considers a blind or blanking plate to be a lockout, how is the blind-flange lockout device a safety improvement?
Because OSHA already considers a blind or blanking plate to be a lockout, how is the blind-flange lockout device a safety improvement?
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Lockout/tagout and machine guarding

What would the requirement be if a lengthy lockout procedure was needed to shut down complex equipment with numerous energy sources, but we are only working in one area of the machine with a limited number of energy sources?
What would the requirement be if a lengthy lockout procedure was needed to shut down complex equipment with numerous energy sources, but we are only working in one area of the machine with a limited number of energy sources?
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