Lockout/Tagout

This (2) hour course identifies the main purpose of the OSHA Lockout/Tag out Standard. Participants should be able to describe the scope, purpose, and application of the Lockout/Tag out standard as it applies to their facility (29 CFR 1910.147) for general industry, outlines specific action and procedures for addressing and controlling hazardous energy during servicing and maintenance of machines and equipment that is capable of sudden energy releases; and working with machinery or equipment that is capable of storing hazardous energy.

Employees who are authorized to lockout machines or equipment and perform the service and maintenance operations need to be trained in recognition of applicable hazardous energy sources in the workplace, the type and magnitude of energy found in the workplace, and the means and methods of isolating and/or controlling the energy.
Certificates of completion awarded upon completion of course.

• Definition of Lockout/Tagout and When It Applies
• Hazardous Energy
• Individual Responsibilities and Procedures
• Regulatory Requirements

Retraining shall be provided for all authorized and affected employees whenever there is a change in their job assignments, a change in machines, equipment or processes that present a new hazard, or when there is a change in the energy control procedures.

Intended Audience: Those who operate or work in the area of equipment on which service or maintenance is being performed under lockout/tagout.