Padlocks Technical Advice Centre

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Secure your lock off with safety hasps or plug lockout.

Safety lockout haps are used in conjunction with safety padlocks and can protect against unexpected start-up of machinery, valves or power supply. The hasp is attached to the primary isolator and each individual working on that area can attach their safety padlock. As each worker completes their tasks they can remove their padlock. Once all […]

Best hasp for my garage door?

“Can you please advise which hasp and staple I am best to keep for securing my garage?” Sarah Answer: The bottom hasp is better The top hasp is the type of thing you get from an iron mongers and will be ok. However, there are a number of reasons it will not be as good […]