DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS
GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY STANDARDS
(By authority conferred on the director of the department of licensing and regulatory
affairs by sections 16 and 21 of 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1016 and 408.1021, and
Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 1996-2, 2003-1, 2008-4, and 2011-4, MCL
445.2001, 445.2011, 445.2025, and 445.2030)
PART 85. THE CONTROL OF HAZARDOUS ENERGY SOURCES
R 408.18501 Scope.
Rule 8501. (1) These rules establish minimum requirements for the
lockout/tagout of energy sources for the protection of employees, in, on, or around
machines, equipment, or a process during repair, maintenance, and associated
activities, from injury due to unexpected/unintended motion, energization, start-up, or
release of stored energy from the machine, equipment, or process.
(2) Except where the provisions of these rules conflict with specific requirements
for the lockout/tagout of energy sources in any other general industry safety standard,
the provisions of these rules and the requirements specified in any other general
industry safety standard rule shall be deemed to have concurrent application. Where a
specific general industry safety standard contains lockout/tagout requirements, the
specific provisions set forth in the general industry safety standard shall prevail if
there is a conflict with the requirements set forth in these rules.
History: 1993 AACS.
R 408.18502 Adoption by reference of federal standard.
Rule 8502. (1) The following federal occupational safety and health administration
(OSHA) regulations are adopted by reference in these rules:
(a) 29 C.F.R. §1910.147 “The control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout),” as
amended May 2, 2011.
(b) 29 C.F.R. §1910.147 Appendix A “Typical minimal lockout procedures,” as
amended February 13, 1996.
(2) The adopted federal regulations shall have the same force and effect as a rule
promulgated under 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1001 to 408.1094.
History: 1993 AACS; 2016 AACS.