Lock Out Tag Out Training


Fed 1910.147 & Cal OSHA 3314 regs covered in depth

This course is centered around the requirements outlined in the OSHA Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) regulation. Upon successful completion of this course, the student shall have satisfied the requirements for training in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.147 and CAL OSHA 3314 regulations and will demonstrate competency and have an understanding of:

  • Define what is meant by Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO or Lockout/Tagout) and when it is used.
  • Identify the importance of LOTO.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of those involved with LOTO including LOTO users, those who may come across LOTO, and employers.
  • Know the different types of LOTO training and how they apply to the job.
  • Identify the three parts of a LOTO program including the development of a written program, the training of employees and how and when to implement the LOTO program.
  • Understand how and when LOTO “refresher” training is to be conducted.
  • Understand and define the different types of energy that might be encountered using LOTO. This includes potential energy, kinetic energy, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and water/gas energy.
  • Know how and when to properly apply locks and other devices as part of a LOTO program.
  • Understand the advantages, disadvantages, and limitations of locks and tags as part of a LOTO program.
  • Be able to list the steps of applying LOTO on the job. This includes proper notification, awareness of energy hazards, controlling the hazards (including blanking and bleeding off energy), applying LOTO, performing the work, removing equipment used and LOTO equipment, restarting the equipment, and making proper notifications.

Our Competent Person LOTO TRAINING course is held simultaneously with the TRAIN the TRAINER class. All students are combined in the same workshop. In this setting, the student Trainers get to see firsthand how to put on a class by assisting the instructor with classroom activities.


* CLASSES with less than 10 students may be rescheduled. All safety classes are payable in advance. Cancellation with less than 1 week written notice is non-refundable. Students will be placed in a future class if they cancel or “no show” with less than 1 week notice. Minimum class size requirements are subject to change without notice.


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