Lock Out/ Tag Out

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview


The term Lockout-Tagout refers to specific
practices and procedures that safeguard workers from the unexpected energizing
or start-up of machinery and equipment, or the release of hazardous energy
during service or maintenance activities. This course explains the importance
of lockout-tagout in protecting the health and safety of workers. 


Employers should
train all workers in the basic concepts of hazardous energy control, including
energy isolation,

locking and tagging
of control devices, verifying de-energization, and clearing danger points
before re-energizing

equipment. Workers
whose duties involve installation, maintenance, service, or repair work should
be trained in

the detailed
control procedures required for their particular equipment.


Learning Objectives


Upon completion of
this module, participants will be able to:


Explain what a lockout and tagout device is

Understand when Lockout-Tagout should be used in the


Course Format


This is a
self-paced online course that you can exit and resume at any time.


The course includes
practice exercises
that reinforce key concepts and offer an opportunity to
gauge your understanding of the course content. The exercises do
 not count toward your test
score and can be revisited as you need to achieve the learning objectives.


Evaluation and


Each unit concludes
with a test. A score of 100% is needed to progress to the next unit and
complete your training. If you do not pass the test you can review the material
as needed. Please note that every test is generated through an automated test
bank to ensure that each version is unique.

A printable certificate is available upon successful completion of the course.
This document identifies you by name and
includes the date that you completed your training. 



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