Authorized Lockout/Tagout Training

The Authorized Lockout/Tagout Training is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely implement lockout/tagout procedures in compliance with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147 regulations. This comprehensive training program covers essential aspects of energy control procedures to prevent the unexpected startup or release of hazardous energy during maintenance or servicing activities.  By the end of the Authorized Employee Lockout/Tagout Training, participants will possess the knowledge and competence to execute lockout/tagout procedures effectively, thereby minimizing the risk of workplace accidents, injuries, and fatalities associated with hazardous energy exposure.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Understanding the Purpose and Scope of Lockout/Tagout: Participants will grasp the significance of lockout/tagout procedures in safeguarding employees from hazardous energy sources, including electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, chemical, and thermal energy.
  • Identifying Authorized Employees: Participants will learn the criteria and responsibilities associated with being designated as an authorized employee for performing lockout/tagout procedures.
  • Recognizing Energy Sources: The training will educate participants on identifying energy sources within their workplace environment and understanding the potential risks associated with each source.
  • Lockout/Tagout Procedures: Participants will gain a thorough understanding of the step-by-step procedures for effectively isolating energy sources, applying locks and tags, verifying energy isolation, and restoring equipment to service safely.
  • Proper Use of Lockout/Tagout Devices: The training will cover the selection, application, and removal of lockout/tagout devices, including locks, tags, hasps, and lockout devices specific to various energy sources.
  • Group Lockout/Tagout Procedures: Participants will learn techniques and protocols for coordinating group lockout/tagout procedures when multiple employees are involved in servicing or maintenance activities.
  • Communication and Documentation: The class will emphasize the importance of effective communication among authorized employees, affected employees, and other stakeholders, as well as the documentation requirements for lockout/tagout procedures.
  • Safety Precautions and Hazard Recognition: Participants will be trained to recognize potential hazards associated with lockout/tagout procedures and to implement safety precautions to mitigate risks effectively.
  • Student Certificate of Training

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