Every year in Canada, workers are injured or killed because equipment, machinery or processes were not properly locked out. Lockout is used during operations such as maintenance, repair, cleaning and replacement of machinery, during which normal control measures may not be working, and new hazards may occur.
Understand what lockout is and how it controls hazardous energy.
The purpose of lockout is to identify and prevent the accidental release of "hazardous energy" that can result in workplace injuries and deaths.
- What is hazardous energy?
- Hazardous energy sources in the workplace
- What is lockout?
- Importance and purpose of lockout
- When to lockout
- How to implement lockout
- Elements of hazardous energy control
- Training requirements
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to
- Recognize hazardous energy sources and the potential for workplace injuries
- Understand what lockout is and how it controls hazardous energy
- Know when lockout should be used and how it should be done
- Recognize that workplace programs and training are needed in workplaces
- Managers, supervisors and workers who may encounter or have to control hazardous energy sources in the workplace.
- Facility managers, workplace committee members and others who may need general awareness of the controlling hazardous energy will benefit from this awareness course.
This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.
During checkout, you can choose to register as a single learner or select a multiple learner license. With a multiple learner license you will act as an administrator and add learners from your company.
Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.
Also available in French.
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