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Course 710 - Energy Control Program (Lockout/Tagout)

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Modules: 8
Hours: 6
Sectors: General Industry

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This important course focuses on the requirements of the Energy Control Program, commonly called the Lockout/Tagout Program. When lockout/tagout is not performed correctly, it usually results in a serious injury or fatality. With lockout/tagout being OSHA's fifth most commonly cited violation, this course is a must for any employee who is responsible for servicing and maintaining equipment or machinery.

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Key Topics

  • Energy Control Program Components
  • Periodic Inspections
  • Lockout/Tagout Training and Communication
  • Materials and Hardware
  • LOTO Steps
  • Preparing for Shutdown
  • Shutdown
  • Testing
  • Release from LOTO
  • Alternative Steps
  • Contractor Responsibilities
  • Group LOTO
  • Purpose, Scope, and Application of 29 CFR 1910.147
  • Shift Change Procedures

Target Audience

  • Supervisor
  • Manager
  • Trainer
  • Employee
 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 

Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout)

This course presents OSHA's general requirements for controlling hazardous energy during service or maintenance of machines or equipment as detailed in 29 CFR 1910.147, Control of Hazardous Energy. It is not intended to replace or to supplement OSHA standards regarding the control of hazardous energy.

After completing this course, you should also review the OSHA standards on the control of hazardous energy to gain a complete understanding of the requirements regarding the control of hazardous energy. These standards, as well as other relevant resources, are identified throughout this course.

Why do I need to be concerned about lockout/tagout?

It's important that you be familiar with OSHA's Lockout/Tagout standards to help save lives and avoid OSHA citations. Take a look at OSHA's top 10 most cited violations for 2017 and you will see that Lockout/Tagout is always listed.

An Introduction Lockout/Tagout - WorkSafeBC
  1. 1926.501 - Fall Protection - Construction
  2. 1910.1200 - Hazard Communication - General Industry
  3. 1926.451 - Scaffolding - Construction
  4. 1910.134 - Respiratory Protection - General Industry
  5. 1910.147 - Lockout/Tagout - General Industry
  6. 1926.1053 - Ladders - Construction
  7. 1910.178 - Powered Industrial Trucks - General Industry
  8. 1910.212 - Machine Guarding - General Industry
  9. 1926.503 - Fall Protection - Training Requirements - Construction
  10. 1910.305 - Electrical- Wiring Methods - General Industry

Craft workers, electricians, machine operators, and laborers are among the 3 million workers who service equipment routinely and face the greatest risk of injury. Workers injured on the job from exposure to hazardous energy lose an average of 24 workdays for recuperation.

Lockout/Tagout will most likely be required where you work because, after all, just about every workplace includes hazardous energy sources that could injure or kill workers.

So, let's find out more about LOTO!

Course 710 Final Exam

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After studying the course material and answering the quiz questions, it is time to take the final exam. We highly recommend answering the module quiz questions to check your understanding of the course material. The final exam questions are typically developed from these quiz questions.

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