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Course Description

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What is considered a hazardous energy? Most think it involves electrical sources of energy, but hazardous energy can come in the form of steam from an uncontrolled pipe, large machinery designed to cut or crush something, conveyor belts, or any kind of equipment being repaired with exposed electrical wiring. This class will cover the practices and procedures used to power off and disable machinery to prevent injuries during service or maintenance of equipment from all sources of energy, including electricity. Upon course completion, you will have a better understanding and the working knowledge necessary to recognize hazards and reduce the possibility of workplace injuries.

Course Outline

  1. Lockout/Tagout procedures.
  2. Recognize the potential hazards when working with electrically powered machinery, or other equipment that could potentially cause injury if not properly shut down prior to performing maintenance.
  3. Devices used for Lockout/Tagout.
  4. Know the OSHA rules, regulations and other industry standards relating to the control of control of hazardous energy and Lockout/Tagout.
  5. Identify the impact of uncontrolled energy.
  6. Identify energy sources.

Learner Outcomes

Knowledge of basic Lockout/Tagout safety procedures, and hazards:

  • Identify the impact of exposure to electrical hazards.
  • Recognize potential hazards related to working with electrically powered machinery, or other equipment that could potentially cause injury if not properly shut down prior to performing maintenance.
  • Know the OSHA rules, regulations and other industry standards relating to electricity and Lockout/Tagout.
  • Identify controls to prevent exposure to workplace injuries.
  • Familiarity with the difference between Authorized vs. Affected employees.
  • Identify non-electrical sources of potentially hazardous energy - such as steam.
  • Identify devices used for Lockout/Tagout.
  • Knowledge of Lockout/Tagout Procedures.

Notes

Harper College is a proud recipient of the OSHA Susan Harwood Training Grant which provides FREE training and education for workers and employers in workplace safety and health hazards.

Government employees are not eligible to participate due to grant regulations (Local/City/Municipality, County, State or Federal). The intended audience includes:

  • Supervisors and Managers
  • Employees and Workers
  • Unemployed Workers who intend to re-enter the workforce
  • New Businesses
  • Limited English Proficiency Workers
  • Low Literacy Workers
  • Young Workers
  • Temporary Workers
  • Minority and other hard-to-reach workers
  • Workers in high-hazard industries with high fatality rates
  • Government Employees who are responsible for occupational safety and health duties at their agencies

Disclaimer: This material was produced under grant number SH-05168-SH9 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. government.

 

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Section Title
Lockout/Tagout
Type
Online: With Live Meetings
Days
Th
Time
8:00AM to 10:00AM
Dates
Apr 06, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
2.0
Course Fee(s)
tuition and fees non-credit $0.00
Section Title
Lockout/Tagout
Type
Online: With Live Meetings
Days
Th
Time
8:00AM to 10:00AM
Dates
May 18, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
2.0
Course Fee(s)
tuition and fees non-credit $0.00
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