Lockout/Tagout—Electrical Power (1-2 hours of training)
This comprehensive interactive multimedia-training program consists of one lesson that trains participants in the procedures for controlling hazardous mechanical energy sources during servicing and maintenance operations.
Audience: This program is mandatory training for all mechanics.
Prerequisites: This lesson is designed so that no prior knowledge is required.
- Explain the purpose of a lockout/tagout procedure
- Describe the lockout process
- Describe the tagout process
- Recognize situations in which the lockout/ tagout standard applies
- Identify the various classifications of employees as they apply to the standard
- Describe the training requirements for each classification of employee
- Recognize the Equipment used for lockout
- Recognize the equipment used for tagout
- Prepare for isolation of the energy source
- Properly isolate the electrical energy source as addressed in the lockout/tagout standard
- Release stored energy
- Control stored energy
- Verify the isolation of all of the energy sources
- Prepare the area for release from lockout/ tagout
- Remove lockout/tagout devices and restore energy to the equipment
- Test the equipment operation and notify personnel that equipment is back on line
- Follow the proper lockout/tagout steps if it is necessary to test or cycle the equipment while it is locked or tagged out
- Understand the importance of being aware of outside personnel working in the facility and their lockout/tagout procedures
- Perform group lockout/tagout and perform a shift change when lockout or tagout is in place