A Critique of the Federal Lockout/Tagout Compliance Directive

Year after year, the federal Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) standard, 29 C.F.R. § 1910.147, is one of the top-ten most frequently cited standards. On February 11, 2008, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration finally issued the long-awaited LOTO compliance directive, CPL 02-00-147. The LOTO compliance directive is over one hundred pages in length and instructs OSHA enforcement personnel on the agency's interpretation of the LOTO standard and the agency's procedures for enforcing the LOTO standard. This session will critique the OSHA interpretations and the procedures for enforcing the LOTO standard.


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  • 0.2 CEU credits (to receive CEUs, you must also complete the course assessment)


Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at 11am Central Time.


Michael T. Taylor, J.D., Arent Fox LLP, Washington, DC

Mike focuses on all aspects of occupational safety and health law. He represents employers and trade associations in a wide range of industries, including, but not limited to, the health care, chemical and petrochemical, electric utility, manufacturing, construction, and food services industries. He represents employers and trade associations during federal and state enforcement litigation and rulemaking proceedings. He also provides compliance counseling, catastrophe management, safety and health audits, and due diligence reviews for clients. He is also well-versed in all aspects of the National Labor Relations Act.

Before joining Arent Fox, Mike served as Acting General Counsel of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, the federal administrative agency in charge of adjudicating safety and health workplace disputes between OSHA and private industry. He also served as Chief Legal Counsel and Special Advisor to W. Scott Railton, Chairman of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.

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