The Lockout/Tagout (OSHA #7115) course covers the role and responsibility of the employer to develop and implement an energy control program, or lock-out/tag-out (LOTO) for the protection of workers while performing servicing and maintenance activities on machinery and equipment. Course topics include types of hazardous energy, detecting hazardous conditions, implementing control measures as they relate to the control of hazardous energy, developing and implementing energy control programs including written isolation procedures, training of authorized and affected employees, and periodic inspection of energy control procedures using the OSHA Control of Hazardous Energy Standard. Upon course completion, the student will have the ability to explain the importance of energy control programs, procedures, training, audits and methods of controlling hazardous energy.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Completion of an OSHA 30-hour general industry outreach training class. Participants should have a good understanding of the basics surrounding individual company energy sources, maintenance, repair, and machine operations. If an Energy Control Program already exists, participants should be familiar with all related policies.
TopicsUnderstanding & application of OSHA's Control of Hazardous Energy Standard+Energy control procedures+Energy control program overview +Examining the need for LOTO: Purpose and scope of the standard +Required training +Periodic inspections+Application of energy control procedures+Case studies
- Safety Supervisors
- Construction Managers
- Energy personnel
- Building Inspectors
- Professionals engaged in the maintenance or supervision of equipment
Continuing Education & Professional Credits