Lockout Tagout Would Have Saved His Life

  • E-Learning

Lockout Tagout procedures are essential to both authorized and affected employees. Every year, Lockout Tagout prevents more than 120 deaths and over 50,000 injuries in North America. This online course demonstrates the importance of using Lockout Tagout to help save lives. The course begins with a tragic story about Doug Gatewood, a shredding machine operator who lost his life while repairing the shredder. Through this online course, employees will learn the proper procedures for Lockout Tagout with an emphasis on awareness of the equipment and others. 

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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Lockout Tagout
  • Authorized and Affected Employees
  • Procedures
  • Lockout Energy Sources
  • Release Stored Energy
  • Verify Lockout
  • Equipment Startup


0.32 hours


CalOSHA Title 8, Section 3314


As Needed

Who Should Attend:

Authorized Workers of Energized Equipment