UT Permian Basin Professional Education and Enrichment
Course Name
Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout)

Contact Hours: 2

Course Description
This course provides training as required by OSHA`s Standard (29CFR 1910.147). Material covered in the course includes a thorough review of the Standard, its applications and limitations and major compliance requirements including training, assistance in identifying responsible staff, and preparation and organization of an equipment inventory,

You will also gain valuable information needed for the development, implementation, and upkeep of an effective Lockout/Tagout Program. Who Should Take This Course Persons who are exposed to the potential release of stored energy from machines and equipment while performing their routine work functions need to receive training. This includes: industrial and manufacturing engineers, supervisors, and workers,construction engineers, supervisors, and workers,safety compliance managers and safety committee members, maintenance engineers, supervisors and workers,electricians, welders, and other specialty trades personnel including executive and middle management.

After completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Determine what is needed in order to comply with the standard know what a lockout/tagout program plan is,
  • What it contains and where it is located
  • Recognize the potential hazards associated with stored energy and measures to take for protection understand the components of a lockout/tagout program and how important each component is in preventing worker injuries
  • Understand the importance of ongoing training and communications assist in developing and implementing a high quality lockout/tagout program with policies and written procedures assist in updating their existing lockout/tagout program.

Exams following each module.


Topics include:

  1. Introduction to lockout/tagout
  2. Becoming familiar with the Standard
  3. Applications/imitations to the Standard
  4. Identifying the responsible staff
  5. General overview of the Standard
  6. Major compliance requirements
  7. Organization and preparation
  8. Equipment inventory -
  9. Developing an effective Program
  10. Training requirements