Overview :

Buy Button Locking and/or tagging out equipment is essential because it protects employees from unexpected start up while service work is being performed. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued 3,279 citations and $3,217,970 in lockout/tagout violation fines in 1999, making it the second most frequently cited topic. Employees need to know why, when, and how they must comply with Lockout/Tagout requirements.

his course provides instruction in awareness, lockout/tagout devices, standard lockout/tagout procedures, and special lockout/tagout procedures.

Note: Some states have regulations that supplement the OSHA standard. To be sure you meet any additional lockout/tagout requirements, check your state's laws.

Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate the regulatory standards that govern the control of hazardous energy

  • Identify hazardous energy sources and use appropriate energy-isolating devices

  • Describe the procedures for conducting a lockout/tagout

  • Identify special lockout/tagout circumstances and procedures.


This course is intended for authorized employees who perform lockout/tagout operations. The course also provides an overview of safety procedures for affected and other employees.


OSHA - 29 CFR 1910.147

Approximate Length

1 hour

Continuing Education Units

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0.1 CEU(s)

Delivery Method



This course has these features and more:

  • Multimedia
  • Narration
  • Interactivity
  • Easy navigation
  • Supplementary material
  • Links to regulations
  • Real-world scenarios
  • Objective-based exams
  • Continuing Education Units.

IACET Continuing Education Units - American Safety Council, as the parent company of National Safety Training, has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102; (703) 506-3275.

In obtaining this approval, American Safety Council has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider accreditation status, American Safety Council is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.