Part 6 Lock Out Tag Out : Release Procedures Micro Learning Course

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Course Description

Part 6 Lock Out Tag Out : Release Procedures Micro Learning Course

Course Highlights

  • This course is 100% OSHA compliant.
  • Printable certificate and wallet card are issued instantly upon course completion.
  • This course takes approximately 60 minutes to complete.

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • An overview of machinery that require different forms of energy and possible energy-related injuries.
    • An overview of Lock-Out/Tag-Out procedures outlined by OSHA.
    • The situations where these procedures should be used, including circuit repair, cleaning machinery, rebuilding equipment, and more.
    • Procedures
      • How to use an OSHA-approved Energy Control Plan, consisting of two major components: procedures and training.
      • The different types of energy that is worked with: Electrical, Hydraulic, and Pneumatic.
      • An overview of Active and Stored Energy.
      • Lockout devices most commonly used to isolate equipment from its energy: padlocks, chains, valve clamps.
      • Tag-Out devices that alert others to the work being performed.
      • The importance of using only designated devices for lock-out/tag-out.
      • Employees who are authorized to install these devices, designated by OSHA as“Affected” employees.
      • Lock-Out/Tag-Out
        • The proper steps for locking-out a piece of equipment.
        • Dissipating energy that could still be stored in the machine.
        • Techniques that can be used for different systems.
        • Testing the machine after “energy dissipation” for proper performance.
        • Special situations where additional procedures need to be in place.
        • The risk of Arc Flash with electrical equipment.
        • Using a “Buddy System” to perform proper lock-out/tag-out procedures.
        • What to do after a lock-out/tag-out procedure; returning the machine to its “home” state.


Learning Objectives

After successful completion of this OSHA compliant course, the student will be able to:

  • Safely lockout and tagout energized equipment.
  • Use OSHA-approved Lock-out/tag-out procedures when working with equipment and machinery.
  • Identify energy sources for the equipment being worked on.
  • Better use proper communication with lock-out/tag-out procedures.
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