This course is designed for all employees and guests who work on or near equipment in which the unexpected energizing or startup of the machines or equipment, or release of stored energy could cause injury to employees above human vulnerability limits. This includes all the servicing, maintenance, modification, calibration, and repair functions.
The course is also designed to define Lockout/Tagout responsibilities, acceptable practices, and procedures with respect to safety and compliance. The course stresses specific approved techniques, tools, equipment, and line management and supervision responsibilities.
This standard establishes minimum performance requirements for the control of such hazardous energy. The information covered in this session includes the steps in the Lock-Out/Tag-Out and the affected employee’s part in the procedure. Also, you’ll be provided information on the locks and tags that are used.
Who should attend?
Authorized employees must receive training on the recognition of applicable hazardous energy sources, the methods and means necessary for energy isolation and control.
Affected employees must receive training on the purpose and use of the energy control procedure.
Other employees (those whose work activities are or may be in an area where energy control procedures may be utilized) must be instructed about the procedure and about the prohibition relating to attempts to restart or reenergize machines or equipment that are locked out or tagged out.