Lockout Tagout

Course Name

Lockout Tagout

Contact Hours: 3

Course Description

The purpose of a lockout/tagout program is to establish procedures for placing lockout and/or tagout devices on energy-isolating components. Following these procedures ensures that equipment is de-energized and unexpected startup and/or release of stored energy is prevented. Injuries to personnel during equipment servicing and maintenance are greatly reduced with a properly implemented lockout/tagout program.

Please note: Course of study may be completed earlier than indicated and students retain access for one year from the date of enrollment.

Outcome

Upon successful completion, students will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of a lockout/tagout program.

  • List the principles of a lockout/tagout program.

  • Identify lockout/tagout devices.

  • Explain the responsibilities of the authorized employee.

Assessment

Each module contains numerous Knowledge Checks along the way to help you measure your understanding.  At the end of each module there is a final quiz. A score of 80% or higher is required to earn a certificate of completion.

Outline

Intro to OSHA

  • Why is OSHA Important to You?

  • What Rights Do You Have Under OSHA?
  • What Responsibilities Does Your Employer Have Under OSHA?
  • What Do the OSHA Standards Say?
  • How are OSHA Inspections Conducted?
  • Where Can You Go For Help?

 Lockout/Tagout

  • Purpose of a Lockout/Tagout Program

  • Principles of a Lockout/Tagout Program
  • Lockout/Tagout Devices
  • Authorized Employee Responsibilities

 Industrial Signage

  • Common Industrial Signs

  • Hazard Identification Color Code
  • Industrial Floor Marking Code
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