Lockout/Tagout: Control of Hazardous Energy
Lockout/Tagout is one of the Top 10 “Most Serious Violations” and Top 10 “Most Often Cited Violations,” according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration resulting in workplace injuries and lost work time. OSHA holds employers responsible to make sure your employees are trained on the safe control of hazardous energy to help avoid these injuries. This general industry online training course covers the OSHA Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) standard.
This course is for employees who perform maintenance or repair work on machinery and equipment and as a result are exposed to injuries from the unexpected energization, startup, or release of stored energy in the equipment. Topics covered include the definition and common types of hazardous energy, the components of an employer’s energy control program, the six steps of lockout/tagout, group LOTO, LOTO responsibilities during shift changes, the “Fatal Five” causes of LOTO preventable injuries and the responsibilities and functions of Authorized Employees, Affected Employees, and Other Employees as defined by OSHA.
At the end of this course you will be able to:
- Define hazardous energy.
- Identify types of hazardous energy
- Recognize what the LOTO standard requires and the components of an energy control program.
- Recall requirements for locks and tags.
- Recall the steps to safety de-energize and re-energize machines and equipment.
- Introduction and Objectives
- Hazardous Energy
- Energy Control Program
- Locks and Tags