Lockout/Tagout Training: Are You in Compliance? - National Safety Council

Lockout/Tagout is one of the Top 10 "Most Serious Violations" and Top 10 "Most Often Cited Violations," according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. National Safety Council facilitators are safety experts who will break down the regulation and answer your site-specific questions. NSC safety experts will guide you through interactive discussions paired with activities relating to the OSHA lockout/tagout regulation (29CFR 1910.147, Subpart J). Network with your peers and apply what you learn from this course at your worksite.

Who should attend?

This course is intended for team leaders, middle managers, human resource personnel, safety and health committee members, and other employees recently appointed to safety and health responsibilities or who are seeking knowledge about the lockout/tagout OSHA regulation.

What you'll learn:

  • Establish the purpose for lockout/tagout
  • Identify the key components of an energy control program
  • Identify the six main elements that should be contained in lockout/tagout procedures
  • Identify key elements of a periodic inspection of the energy control device to restore energy and equipment
  • Explain group lockout/tagout
  • Identify steps to follow to perform testing or positioning on a piece of equipment being repaired
  • Recognize the importance of best practices for the most effective lockout/tagout program implementation and operation

You'll be able to:

  • Start and implement a lockout/tagout program at your facility
  • Set priorities for action
  • Utilize the resource guide that includes the OSHA standard, checklist and contact lists

Lockout Tagout Checklist