Lock-out Tag-out (LOTO) for valves are used to prevent different kinds of pressured values to ensure that the equipment that has the valve remains switched off while maintenance is in place. Before placing the padlocks or hasps, the valve lockout is attached to the operational part of the valve.
In a simpler term, Lock-out Tag-out valves are used to provide information about the valves. It can be part of a plumbing system, gas system, chemical system, or any others. This helps to improve safety by making information readable. Employees can identify the valve by looking at its color, material, or any other available information.
Hence, Lock-out Tag-out valve devices are one of the simplest and affordable options for workplace safety.