before effecting the tag-out. In addition, the
Authorizing Officer shall notify the cognizant Division
Officer of the requirement for the tag-out.
Your departments authorizing officer will:
Make sure you are qualified to do the work you
are about to do.
Maintain the tag-out log(s).
Sign and issue tag(s) and tag-out record
Clear the record sheet(s) from the tag-out log(s)
and destroy the tag(s) when the work is
Tag-out documents consist of:
A tag-out log
CAUTION Tags (NAVSHIPS 9890/5) (yellow)
DANGER Tags (NAVSHIPS 9890/8) (red)
Out-of-Calibration Labels (NAVSEA 92 10/6)
We will discuss the first three items in depth. The
last two items are labels used to identify test equipment
that is either out of calibration or out of commission.
A tag-out log is a permanent log of the
authorizations given for all tag-out actions. Its kept in a
three-ring binder and has five sections that contain the
Section 1. A copy of the Equipment Tag-Out Bill,
chapter 6, OPNAVINST 3120.32; and a copy of the
commands amplifying instruction on equipment tag-
Section 2. DANGER/CAUTION Tag-Out Index
and Record of Audits (OPNAV 3120/4). (See figure
33.) The authorizing officer uses this form to assign
and track all of the issued DANGER/CAUTION tags.
Note that the blocks on figure 3-3 are labeled (A)
through (E). Here is an explanation of each block:
LOG SERIAL: The sequential log serial
number issued for tag-out actions.
DATE ISSUE: The date the log serial number
TYPE: The type of tags used, either DANGER
DESCRIPTION: A description of the system
or component that will be tagged-out and any
DATE CLEARED: The date that ALL the tags
Section 3. DANGER/CAUTION Tag-out record
sheets (NAVSEA 9210/9) that are still in effect. Figures
3-4 and 3-5 show the front and back sides of this form.
Note that the items on the form are labeled (A)
through (R). When you tag out equipment, you must
complete items (A) through (J) and item (M) on the
form. Heres an item-by-item explanation of the form:
(A) DATE/TIME TAG-OUT ISSUED: Enter the
date and time the authorizing officer issued
Figure 3-3.DANGER/CAUTION Tag-Out Index and Record of Audits (OPNAV 3120/4).