The term “Lockout/Tagout” refers to specific practices and procedures to safeguard workers from the unexpected energizing or start-up of machinery and equipment, or the release of hazardous energy during service or maintenance activities. Lockout/Tagout explains the importance of Lockout/Tagout in protecting the health and safety of workers. The course examines basic workplace safety tenets and examines the specific stages and procedures of the Lockout/Tagout process. The basic tenets of safety are explained as are the specific stages and procedures of the Lockout-Tagout process.
This online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at anytime and can resume where they left off. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the course will take between 1.5 – 3 hours to complete.
Ultimately, the goal of this course is to educate participants as to what a lockout device is and when Lockout-Tagout should be used in the work place. The course examines basic workplace safety tenets and examines the specific stages and procedures of the Lockout-Tagout process.
This course is presented in 4 modules:
- Injury Prevention
- Equipment Shutdown and Isolation
- The Procedure of Lockout – Tagout
At the end of each module, there is a test. Participants that do not achieve 100% can review the module content and try as many times as necessary to complete the course. Test questions are randomly selected from a test bank, making each test unique.