Course Description: This course is intended for team leaders, middle managers, human resource personnel, safety and health committee members, employees recently appointed to safety and health responsibilities or who are seeking knowledge about the lockout/tagout OSHA regulation.
- How do injuries occur during servicing.
- What is LOTO?
- Types of hazardous energy.
- When should LOTO be applied.
- Energy isolation devices.
- LOTO basics.
- General LOTO procedures.
- Special situations.
- “Safe or Unsafe” exercises.
Pre-requisites: There are no pre-requisites for this course.
- Establish the purpose of lockout/tagout.
- Identify the key components of an energy control program.
- Identify the six main elements that should be contained in lockout/tagout procedures.
- Identify key elements of a periodic inspection of the energy control device to restore energy and equipment.
- Identify steps to follow to perform testing or positioning on a piece of equipment being repaired.
- Recognize the importance of best practices for the most effective lockout/tagout program implementation and operation.
- Clarify requirements of a Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) program.
Course Materials: This course consists of several different components which include power point presentations, lecture, real life case studies, class discussion and hands on demonstration. Students must bring a picture ID to the class.
Course Duration: 4 hours of training (not including class breaks).