In this course, students will learn about the role and responsibility of the employer to develop and implement an energy control program or lock-out/tag-out (LOTO) for the protection of workers while performing servicing and maintenance activities on machines and equipment. In addition, students will learn how to detect hazardous conditions and implement control measures as they relate to the control of hazardous energy. This course is also designed to assist students in the development and implementation of energy control programs, including written isolation procedures, training for authorized and affected employees and periodic inspection of energy control procedures.
Private sector general industry employer, manager, employee or employee representative who, as part of a safety and health program, would be an authorized employee engaging in energy control procedures, equipment servicing or maintenance, the development or enforcement of lockout requirements or equipment operators who may be exposed to hazardous energy as described in the OSHA control of hazardous energy standard (29 CFR 1910.147)
How You Will Benefit
Explain the importance of energy control programs, procedures, training, audits and methods of controlling hazardous energy.
Demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to safely perform servicing and maintenance activities.
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