Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)

Lockout/Tagout is one of OSHA's Top 10 "Most Serious Violations" and Top 10 "Most Often Cited Violations." The instructor will break down the regulation and answer your site-specific questions. The instructor will use interactive discussions and pair activities relating to the OSHA lockout/tagout regulation.

Utilizing OSHA regulations, as well as your companies Lockout/Tagout program, this training will cover OSHA Control of Hazardous Energy, Lockout/Tagout Standard 1910.147 Subpart J, key components of an energy control program; inspections of energy control devices; and steps for testing equipment.

What participants will learn:

  • Establish the purpose for lockout/tagout.
  • Identify the key components of an energy control program.
  • Identify the six main elements that should be contained in lockout/tagout procedures.
  • Identify key elements of a periodic inspection of the energy control device to restore energy and equipment.
  • Explain group lockout/tagout.
  • Identify steps to follow to perform testing or positioning on a piece of equipment being repaired.
  • Recognize the importance of "best practices" for the most effective lockout/tagout program implementation and operation.

Participants will become:

  • Knowledgeable about the lockout/tagout program at within the facility.
  • Utilize the resource guide that includes: the OSHA standard, checklist and contact lists.
Required by: OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147(a)(3)(ii), (4)(I)(D), (7)(i)(A) - (C), (ii)(A) - (C)(iv) & (8)

Frequency: Initial with retraining under conditions listed in 29 CFR 1910.147(c)(7)(iii)(a)-(c)

Target Audience: Any employee servicing or maintaining machines & equipment in which the unexpected energization or startup of the machine/equipment or release of stored energy could cause injury to employees.
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