Lockout-tagout (LOTO)

Lockout-tagout (LOTO) Online Training Course

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25 minutes

Lockout-tagout" (LOTO) is a safety procedure used in industry and research settings to ensure that dangerous machines are properly shut off and not able to be started up again prior to the completion of maintenance or servicing work. The purpose of lockout-tagout is to prevent accidents and injuries that could occur if machinery were to unexpectedly start up during maintenance activities.

This short course provides you with an overview of the lock out / tag out process. 

Online Course Content: 
Introduction to Lockout/Tagout System:
Definition and purpose of a lockout/tagout system.
Hazard Exposure Considerations:
Identification of potential hazard exposures that warrant the implementation of lockout/tagout procedures.
Legal Framework: 
Exploration of laws associated with lockout/tagout, emphasizing the regulatory landscape and compliance requirements.
Clarification of the roles and responsibilities for both individuals and employers under lockout/tagout regulations.
Six-Step Process:
Presentation of a systematic six-step approach ensuring the safe and effective execution of lockout/tagout procedures.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be proficient in:
  • Understanding the fundamentals of a Lockout/Tagout System.
  • Recognizing the types of hazard exposures requiring Lockout/Tagout measures.
  • Grasping the legal aspects linked with Lockout/Tagout.
  • Executing the Six Steps for a successful Lockout/Tagout.

Target Audience:

This course is for any individuals engaged in the service, repair, or maintenance of machinery or equipment susceptible to the release of hazardous energy if not shut down and isolated correctly. It is equally relevant for employees working in proximity to such operations, as well as supervisors and managers overseeing these activities.



Enhanced awareness of the significance of a Lockout/Tagout system minimizes the likelihood of LOTO accidents.
Online training offers flexibility, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness, empowering candidates to navigate through modules at their own pace, seamlessly integrating training into their professional and personal schedules.


On successful completion of this course the learner will receive an NB Training Services,  Lock Out, Tag Out Certificate which is valid for 2 years.
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