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Control of Hazardous Energy – Lockout/Tagout

Environmental Health & Safety

Health & Safety

Course Length

4 Hours

Max Attendees


Min Attendees


Course Description

Focuses on the regulatory requirements of controlling hazardous energies and protecting participants as they work with hazardous energies, as outlined in the requirements of OSHA’s 29 CFR 1910.147. Includes both classroom and hands-on training.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course a student will be able to:

  1. Understand regulatory requirements.
  2. Understand hazardous energies and the importance of controlling them.
  3. Understand lockout device requirements and energy control procedures.
  4. Complete required inspections of the equipment and written program.
  5. Understand removal requirements.
  6. Understand the proper use of tags.
  7. Safely test or position equipment using energy control measures.
  8. Work with other personnel, such as shift changes, and contractors for safe energy control procedures.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction: Scope, Application, and Purpose
  2. Definitions and Technical Information
  3. Energy Types
  4. Lockout Devices
  5. Lockout Device Requirements
  6. Energy Control Procedures
  7. Required Inspections
  8. Training Requirements
  9. Removal Procedures
  10. Proper Use of Tags
  11. Testing or Positioning of Equipment
  12. Shift Change Protocols
  13. Working with Contractors
  14. Hands-On Activities