Lockout and Tagout Training
Protect employees from hazardous energy and comply with OSHA requirements.
What is Lockout and Tagout Training?
Lockout and Tagout Training is required training for your employees. The training implements the practice of shutting down equipment and isolating the energy to prevent accidents from happening. The OSHA standard for The Control of Hazardous Energy is also known as Lockout/Tagout (LOTO). A LOTO program addresses the steps necessary to disable machinery or equipment that could release hazardous energy or start unexpectedly during servicing or maintenance activities. The OSHA standard covers a number of specific hazardous energies, including electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, chemical, and thermal. As an employer, you need to have a LOTO program in place and provide training to your employees.
Lockout/Tagout Training will cover :
- OSHA’s requirements for Lockout and Tagout
- Review of the lockout systems
- Review of the tagout systems
- The process to apply Lockout and Tagout
- The process to remove Lockout and Tagout
After completing the training, your employees will be able to:
- Assess the situation and decide if they need to Lockout and Tagout the equipment
- Use lockout and tagout equipment
Insure Compliance will meet with your staff and conduct in-person training that demonstrates how and when to use a fire extinguisher that will fulfill OSHA’s Lockout and Tagout training requirements.
The employer shall provide training to ensure that the purpose and function of the energy control program are understood by employees and that the knowledge and skills required for the safe application, usage, and removal of the energy controls are acquired by employees
Why should I do a Lockout and Tagout Training?
Lockout and Tagout Training is required training, but also essential in the common situation where multiple employees work within a charged system.
The main benefits to providing LOTO training are to:
- Provide workers with a safe work environment
- Fulfill OSHA guidelines
- Take steps to minimize risk in the workplace
- Help with insurance requirements
This service is often combined with:
Lockout and Tagout Plan
Lockout and Tagout Inspections
Injury and Illness Protection Program
A plan that outlines how the company will protect people from the hazardous energy.
We will assess the workplace and create lockout/tagout inspections to ensure lockout/tagout is being followed.
An IIPP is the safety manual for your company. Insure Compliance will customize your IIPP so you can comply with OSHA standards and protect your employees.
We believe safety and profit are not mutually exclusive
With Insure Compliance, we apply our Safety Gap Model to analyze safety programs and identify gaps that prevent companies from creating safe and profitable work environments.
Our roots in insurance mean we don’t just understand the safety side of the business, but how to implement a safety program that minimizes your risk.
Our Safety Gap Model gets results: lowers costs, less incidents, and reduced insurance costs.
Much of business is about reducing risk. We work with you to implement safety initiatives that reduce risk, moving you to a shared goal of a safer and profitable future.
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