Electrical Safe Work Practices 2024 NFPA 70E Online Training


Lockout Tagout Training

Lockout Tagout Training

Training duration: 1 day

Energy sources including electrical, mechanical, chemical, thermal, and others can be hazardous to employees, contractors, and the overall performance of your energized assets. Workers performing services or maintenance on machinery and equipment may be exposed to injuries from the unexpected energization, startup of the machinery or equipment, or release of stored energy in the equipment.

Lockout/Tagout standards require the adoption and implementation of practices and procedures to shut down equipment, isolate it from its energy source(s), and prevent the release of potentially hazardous energy while maintenance and servicing activities are being performed.

Training outline

Hazard risk assessment

  • Arc flash hazard assessment
  • Incident energy analysis
  • Arc flash boundaries
  • Approach boundaries for shock protection
  • Clearance distances
  • Equipment labeling 

What is LOTO and who makes the rules?

  • What is lockout/tagout?
  • What do LOTO devices do?
  • What is hazardous energy?
  • What is the difference between a hazard and a risk?
  • What is a job hazard analysis?
  • The hierarchy of controls
  • What are your PPE requirements
  • OSHA CFR 1910. 147
  • NFPA 70E
  • Checks on learning

Common LOTO devices

  • Breaker locks
  • Switch lock
  • Plug and cord LOTO
  • Wheel valve cover
  • Ball valve cover
  • Hasp
  • Tags and tagout
  • Checks on learning

Terminology and equipment

  • Lockout device
  • Energy isolating device
  • Authorized employee
  • Affected employee
  • Checks on learning

Elements of a LOTO program

  • 4 primary elements
  • General LOTO procedures
  • LOTO exceptions
  • Transfer of LOTO responsibility
  • Emergency release of LOTO

Written energy control procedures

Equipment specific

When written procedures are required

Procedure examples

Alternative protective measures

Alternative protective measures example

Common electrical LOTO

  • Common electrical devices
  • Electrical PPE
  • Common LOTO examples

Common pneumatic LOTO

  • Common sources of pneumatic energy
  • Common pneumatic LOTO examples

Common water and chemical LOTO

  • Common sources of water and chemical energy
  • Common pneumatic LOTO examples

Common gravitational LOTO

  • Common sources of gravitational energy
  • Common gravitational LOTO examples

Common hydraulic LOTO

  • Common sources of hydraulic energy
  • Common hydraulic LOTO examples

Periodic inspections

  • Annual verification of procedures
  • Elements of verification process

LOTO injuries

  • 3 examples from OSHA file

Let’s work together to create a safer, more reliable world.

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