Lock-Out/Tag-Out

Course Outline

Lock-Out/Tag-Out

General information on course

Whether you are performing routine maintenance, repairing or inspecting machinery, you may be required to de-energize equipment by performing a standard lock-out/tag-out procedure. This workshop is designed for participants who have little or no working knowledge of how to perform a proper lock-out/tag-out procedure. It is also designed to be a refresher course for more experienced workers. Participants must successfully complete and pass this course to receive their record of training (ROT).

Duration:

Can be a half-day depending on the size of the group and participant interaction.

Who Should Attend:

Supervisors and individuals who are required to perform a lock-out/tag-out procedure to de-energize a piece of equipment or machinery.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

Upon the successful completion of this safety training program, participants will understand:

  • The legislative requirements (Government Regulations, CSA Standards and Manufacturers’ Guidelines and Principles);
  • The duties and responsibilities of all workplace stakeholders;
  • The principles of a lock-out/tag-out system;
  • Steps that need to be taken to insure a proper lock-out/tag-out;
  • Different types of energy sources.

AFTER THIS WORKSHOP YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Determine how to locate energy sources;
  • Recognize the importance of pre-shift inspections;
  • Make the proper use of a written checklist;
  • Determine what safeguards must be put in place to ensure safety;
  • Use the proper procedure for restarting work/re-energizing equipment.

By means of group discussion, case studies and one-on-one instruction, participants will gain the ability to apply what they learn in this course.

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