Lockout Tagout (LOTO)

Lockout Tagout


This Lockout Tagout (LOTO) training class covers specifics regarding the OSHA Standard (Control of Hazardous Energy) and information to assist the attendee in establishing and implementing a Lockout/Tagout program for their work place. The course objectives will also provide the attendees with information and an understanding of specific elements of a Lockout Tagout program.

Target Audience lockout tagout

This course introduces the importance of lock-out tag-out procedures as part of a safe system of work or permit to work. It’s a perfect overview for anyone new to LOTO and anyone with responsibility for the LOTO process

Course Content lockout tagout

Outline the purpose and importance of LOTO:
• For controlling maintenance activities.
• Accident case studies.

Identify energy sources for common machinery and equipment:
• Stored vs residual.
• Electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, chemical, thermal.
• Capacitors, springs, elevated machine parts, flywheels, hydraulics, pneumatics, steam pressure, etc.

Outline common methods of isolation and LOTO devices:
• Isolators - electrical, mechanical, etc.
• Lock-out devices (where lockable energy isolator).
• Tag-out devices - where isolator cannot be locked.
• Single vs multiple LOTO.

Outline methods of dealing with stored energy: lockout tagout
• De-energise, restrain, disconnect, etc.

Outline the procedure for applying and removing LOTO: 
• The personnel/roles - authorised personnel (to assess, apply/remove LOTO).
• LOTO application - prepare for shut-down, shut-down, apply LO or TO devices to energy isolation
devices, treat stored energy, verify isolation.
• Consideration of isolation carried over several shifts (handover).
• LOTO release - inspect equipment, clear away essential personnel, remove LOTO devices, return to normal service.

CourseFee INRDurationCourse TimingDate CommenceRemarks

1 day 10:00-18:00TuesdayPractical Exercises

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