Deficient lockout of machines top health and safety risk in Ontario pulp and paper industry: webinar

Publication Type: 
Webinar Presentations
Lockout and Guarding
In November 2020, a group of subject matter experts from the pulp and paper industry met virtually to take a deep dive into the root causes and controls for the top industry risk they had identified: inadequate or improper lockout of machinery.


  • Jerry Traer, WSN Program-Training Specialist
  • Tom Welton, WSN Director, Prevention Services and Education Programs

Topics discussed

  • Top health and safety risks for pulp and paper workers
  • Top 10 root causes of deficient lockout of machines
  • Short-term and long-term control activities to prevent deficient lockout of machines 
  • Communicating risk and prevention in the sector