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Pro-Lock® Valve Lockout Devices

Red Pro-Lock

The Pro-Lock® valve lockout device was designed to replace any known valve lockout system and can work stand-alone, support additional security or fit seamlessly into existing permit-to-work systems.

By securing with the Pro-Lock® Operating Tool, no additional security is required.

Pro-Lock® devices are moulded from high quality, UV stabilized, polypropylene. The internal components are all stainless steel and DERA Testing has verified Pro-Lock® as suitable for use from -55°C to +55°C.

Pro-Lock® valve lockout devices are available in Red, Green, Blue and Yellow for easy identification of the employees using the devices, the contents of the pipework being isolated, or whether the valve is locked/open/closed/part of a wider isolation.

Our devices are also designed to be reusable, thus cutting down on wastage associated with traditional lockout devices.

LOTO  or Lockout Tagout

The term "LOTO"  or Lockout Tagout refers to procedures used to ensure equipment and machinery is shut down safely until repair works or maintenance has been carried out and completed.

Lockout Tagout is used to keep employees safe from machinery and equipment that could otherwise injure them or worse if not managed correctly and in accordance with safety rules in the workplace.

When Buying Lockout Devices

We work with many businesses within the oil and gas industry and we understand that  companies looking for the following points when thinking of purchasing lockout devices

  • All potential energy hazards in the workplace are accounted for.
  • Employees are correctly protected with high-quality, reliable lockout devices.
  • Employees are trained and comfortable using the lockout devices supplied to them to cover each scenario.

Pro-Lock Lockout Devices

Our Unique Colour Coded Lockout Devices are used across multiple Oil and Gas Installations, Other users include the MOD, NHS, National Water Utilities, Pharmaceutical Companies and other Multi-Nationals.

The Pro-lock device on the face of it a simple idea, but it is in fact the culmination of many years of experience, in the Industry, and some technical help and support from friends and colleagues in the initial stages.

Types Of Pro-Lock Devices:

Ball Valve Lockout

Red Pro-Lock Complete System

The Pro-Lock® valve lockout secures the handles of ball valves to prevent them from being operated. Pro-Lock® valve lockout devices are durable and will not rust or corrode as they are moulded from polypropylene and contain only stainless steel internal parts. Ideally, a Ball valve handle will be supplied drilled however if there is not, a Pro-Lock® device only requires a 4mm hole to be drilled at a suitable point in order to be attached.

Butterfly Lockout Devices

Blue Hex Head Lockout

Pro-Lock® provides a secure method for isolating butterfly valves.

The Pro-Lock® valve lockout secures the handles of Butterfly valves to prevent them from being operated. Pro-Lock® valve lockout devices are durable and will not rust or corrode as they are moulded from polypropylene and contain only stainless steel internal parts. Ideally, a Butterfly valve handle will be supplied drilled however if not, a Pro-Lock® device only requires a 4mm hole to be drilled at a suitable point in order to be attached.

Needle Valve Lockout Devices

Green Valve Lockout

The Pro-Lock® needle valve lockout device provides a secure method for isolating Needle valves.

The Pro-Lock® valve lockout secures the handles of Needle valves to prevent them from being operated. Pro-Lock® valve lockout devices are durable and will not rust or corrode as they are moulded from polypropylene and contain only stainless steel internal part. Ideally, a Needle valve handle will be supplied and drilled. If not, a Pro-Lock® device only requires a 4mm hole to be drilled at a suitable point in order to be attached.

Gate Valve Lockout Devices

Pro-Lock Gate Valve Lockout Device

Pro-Lock® gate valve lockout device provides a secure method for isolating gate valves.

The Pro-Lock® gate valve lockout device secures the handles of gate valves to prevent them from being operated. Pro-Lock® valve lockout devices are durable and will not rust or corrode as they are moulded from polypropylene and contain only stainless steel internal parts.

Larger Pro-Lock Devices

Yellow Pro-Lock Hex Head Lockout Device

Cone Headed and Hex Headed.

The Larger Pro-Lock devices provide a secure method for isolating most valve types. The larger size allows the accommodation of padlocks up to 8.5mm hasp.

Pro-Lock® Larger valve lockouts are available as both Cone Headed and Hex Headed versions. As with our standard Pro-Lock® Lockout Device, they secure the handles of the valves and prevent them from being operated. They are durable and will not rust or corrode as they are moulded from polypropylene and contain only stainless steel internal parts.

Stainless Steele Lockout Devices

Stainless Steel Pro-Lock Lockout Device

A reusable stainless steel lockout device is a Cable Lock device for valves with or without padlocks or security seals.

The Stainless Steel Pro-Lock® provides a secure method for isolating valves where the standard Polypropylene Pro-Lock® may prove unsuitable.