Lockout / Tagout OSHA Standard. Methods and Sample Procedures
- 1 (Registered)
Estimated Time Required for Training: 1 ½ hours (video and quiz)
Reference/Standard: OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147
How Often Training is Required: Initial at time of hire, and annual refresher thereafter.
Who Should Take This Course: All Maintenance Personnel assigned to a Physical Plant/Building and who service and or perform maintenance, and everyone that may be exposed to potential releases of energy at work.
After completing this course: you will be able to identify lockout tag out equipment, list lockout procedures as instructed by OSHA. You will be able to list the procedures for installing Lockout tags and various lockout devices. You will also be able to name different types of energy that needs to be isolated and released before work starts on a piece of equipment. Some of that energy would include electrical, compressed air or gases, hydraulics, gravity and or stored energy either by tension or by capacitance.
Key Points to be Covered: (History of the Regulation)
1. Authorized employees/affected employees.
2. Lock vs tags.
3. Issue of/responsibility for locks/tags/equipment.
– Individual responsibility for use.
– Emphasis sequence, and multiple energy source potential.
5. Removal/restorations of energy.
6. Review of equipment.
– Periodic (day-week-month-year?).
7. Work order/work review.
– Individual responsibility
– Supervisory responsibility
– Management commitment
8. Inspection procedures.
– Responsibility to inform
Julio Herrera is the co-founder of AirCon Academy and an experienced vocational technical skills instructor for over 30 years.
In 1979 Julio enlisted in the US NAVY where he acquired necessary skills in maintaining and servicing various types of air conditioning systems, air handlers, chillers, hydraulics/pneumatics systems, pumps, and boilers.
After the Navy, Julio made a decision to continue his career as a building engineer with Washington Metropolitan Air Transit Authority (WMATA) where he developed a passion for teaching. He felt strongly about sharing and passing his knowledge to others and taught HVAC systems, Refrigeration, Electrical Motors, Schematics, Basic Electricity, and Heat Pumps, as well, as prep courses for CFC Universal and R410-A and other refrigerants to over 9,000 students during his teaching career.
Julio Herrera believes that the online technical skills training school without walls “AirCon Academy” will provide the opportunity to learn HVAC trade to everyone, any place, any time, on any device.
“I enjoy teaching and seeing how information and knowledge which I give to my students, changes their confidence at a work place, enhances careers, and improves their financial state. I am proud of my students who are now owners of HVAC companies, directors of building engineering, or just extraordinary HVAC professionals who can troubleshoot the equipment, fix it if needed, and suggest improvements to it’s maintenance”