Lockout/Tagout Training
Workplace Safety Training

Lockout/Tagout Training: Put A Lock On Hazardous Energy

Ensure your employees are knowledgeable about proper lockout/tagout procedures so that they can avoid being injured by the unexpected start-up or release of energy.

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OSHA’s Control of Hazardous Energy standard (29 CFR 1910.147) mandates training, inspections, and recordkeeping to ensure that workers will not be injured by unexpected start-up or release of energy from a machine or piece of equipment during service or maintenance.

Whatever your role in lockout/tagout, you need to understand the reasons for lockout/tagout and know the established procedures. Lockout/Tagout: Put a Lock on Hazardous Energy is designed to raise your awareness about the importance of lockout/tagout and teach you both when and how to follow the procedures every time they’re needed.

This Lockout/Tagout training program covers the following topics:

Control of Energy

  • Hazardous Energy
  • How Accidents Happen
  • OSHA Regulations
  • Who is Involved

Lockout Basics

  • Definition
  • When to Use Procedure
  • Steps: Apply Lockout
  • Steps: Remove Lockout
  • Lock Requirements

Tagout Basics

  • Definition
  • When to Use Procedure
  • Steps: Apply Tagout
  • Steps: Remove Tagout
  • Tag Requirements

Special Cases

  • Group Lockout & Group Tagout
  • Shift Change
  • Vehicle Lockout/Tagout
  • Exceptions
  • Authorized Person is Unavailable


After completing this Lockout/Tagout training program, learners will be able to:

  • Identify sources of hazardous energy
  • Describe the three different types of employees recognized in a lockout or tagout program
  • Distinguish lockout from tagout
  • Explain how to perform lockout and tagout procedures
  • Use a group lockout device safely
  • Recognize exceptions to lockout and tagout requirements


Available in English or Spanish.

Intended Audience:

Employees in general industry workplaces who repair, service, maintain, test, operate, or who have access to an area where machines may be locked out or tagged out for any reason


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