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Lockout/Tagout: Make No Mistake
 
      
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Lockout/Tagout: Make No Mistake

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Very simply, energy is the power for doing work. Sometimes, when uncontrolled, it can be hazardous, even deadly. As you know, the lockout/tagout process is designed to help protect workers from this type of dangerous uncontrolled energy. In fact, compliance with the lockout/tagout standard prevents an estimated 120 fatalities and 50,000 injuries each year.

Lockout/Tagout: Make No Mistake addresses OSHA's General Industry Standard for Lockout/Tagout. It will help your employees understand the seven steps of lockout/tagout, how to complete them and why they are important. It also covers the different forms of energy, safe practices for controlling hazardous energy and limitations of using tagout only.

Learning objectives:

Energy

  • Recognize different types of energy including potential, kinetic, flammable, chemical, electrical, thermal and pneumatic
  • Importance of recognizing types of energy
Controlling Hazardous Energy
  • Identify who is susceptible to the threat of hazardous energy
  • How to properly control hazardous energy
Lockout Characteristics
  • What is the purpose of lockout?
  • What are the proper tools used to lockout/tagout equipment?
  • Examples of an energy-isolating device
Tagout Characteristics
  • Characteristics of performing tagout
Tagout Limitations
  • What are the limitations of only using tagout?
  • Tagout safety measures
Seven Steps for De-energizing Equipment
  • Learn the seven steps for lockout/tagout