Lockout/tagout safety essentials, half-day training

Ontario's Workplace Safety and Prevention Services (WSPS) has launched a half-day (3.5 hours) instructor-led course which provides an overview of basic lockout/tagout concepts.
Content includes identifying which energies require lockout/ tagout; when alternative or other control methods need to be used to control hazardous energy; as well as a step-by-step procedure to lockout machinery or equipment.

Topics include:
• Definitions
• Hazardous Energy Forms
• Selected Legislation, Regulations, and Standards Related to Lockout
• Sample policy and program
• Lockout steps based on the CSA standard

Upon completion, participants will be able to:
• Describe key lockout definitions
• Recognize relevant lockout legislation/standards
• Identify/discuss eight energy sources
• List/describe seven lockout steps and roles of workplace parties
• Demonstrate understanding of lockout/tagout

Target audience
A must for those involved in preventing machine, equipment or process-related injury due to unintended motion, including:
• Health and safety representatives
• JHSC members
• Maintenance staff
• Supervisors
• Others responsible for health and safety in the workplace

Upcoming courses: Mississauga (Nov. 13), Peterborough (Nov. 14), Ottawa (Nov. 20) and London (Nov. 28).

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