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Lockout: the placement of a lockout device (such as a lock) to
block the flow of energy from a power source to a piece of equipment.
Tagout: the process of attaching a tag to a disconnect switch or other energy isolating device to warn others not to restore energy to the tagged equipment.
Lockout - Tagout is designed for the servicing and maintenance of machines and equipment. Lockout - Tagout protects workers, machine operators, and labors from serious injuries like fractures, lacerations, contusions, amputations, and puncture wounds. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires that all power sources that can be locked out must be locked out prior to servicing or maintenance.
Lockout Tagout for the Affected Employee (2 Hours)
An affected employee is one who either operates equipment that can be locked or tagged out or works in an area where lockout-tagout is used. Course instruction will include training that is specific to the types of lockout-tagout procedures that will take place at your facility. Students will be instructed in the purpose and use of lockout-tagout.
Lockout Tagout for the Authorized Employee (4 Hours)
An authorized employee is one who is qualified and authorized to physically lock or tag out a machine or system in order to perform service or maintenance work. Course instruction will include training that is specific to the types of lockout-tagout procedures that will take place at your facility. Authorized employees will be instructed to recognize applicable hazardous energy sources; types and magnitude of energy sources; energy isolation and control procedures; release from lockout-tagout; group lockout-tagout; lockout-tagout procedures during shift or personnel change.
Lockout Tagout for the Supervisor (8 Hours)
Facility supervisors are responsible for many of the following: identification of affected equipment; identification of energy isolation locations; supply of lockout-tagout equipment; employee training; documentation; safety audits to ensure procedures are followed; responsible for proper procedures to be followed by outside contractors. Course instruction will include training that is specific to your needs and policies, and the types of lockout-tagout procedures that will take place at your facility.