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