Lock-Out Tag-Out Authorized Training

  • Classroom

This training session in accordance with will ensure that the students understand the potential for exposure and their liability and responsibility as it relates to the company's Lockout / Tagout Program and Energy Control Procedures. Authorized employees who participate will receive instructions on how to bring a piece of equipment or a machine to a “Zero Mechanical State” by using their ECP’s (Energy Control Procedures). These procedures will ensure that, if followed precisely, when Authorized employees are cleaning, servicing, maintaining or adjusting machines or equipment, ALL potentially injurious energy sources are isolated.

Key points that will be cover in this course include:

The control of hazardous energy must be done according to a six-step procedure:

  • Preparation for shutdown
  • Equipment shutdown
  • Equipment isolation 
  • Application of lockout tagout devices
  • Control of stored energy
  • Equipment-isolation verification 

Before removing the lock:

  • Make sure equipment is safe
  • Conduct a head count
  • Notify all affected personnel that lockout is being removed

Special situations to be aware of: 

  • Outside contractors
  • Temporarily reactivating the equipment
  • Servicing the lasts more than one shift
  • Removal of lockout by personnel who did not apply it

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate, please contact the California JPIA training division by email, training@cjpia.org, within two business days of the training date, noting that the Authority is closed on Fridays. 


2 hours


CCR Title 8 3314



Who Should Attend:

Maintenance, Facilities Management, and Supervisors/Managers