Lockout Training

Average length of time to complete course: 45 minutes

Certification: Valid for three years.


The Lockout Training course is designed to ensure employers, management, and workers understand the hazards associated with uncontrolled energy and the proper methods of controlling that energy through a properly developed and implemented lockout program.

Failure to control the release of hazardous energy while servicing and maintaining equipment has the potential to cause some of the most severe injuries in the workplace.

Course Modules

Lockout and Definitions

  • Control of hazardous energy – electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, chemical, thermal, gravitational, radiation, kinetic and potential energy sources
  • Concept of authorized employee, duties and responsibilities

Hazardous Energy Control Program

  • Lockout devices, machine specific procedures, Tagout
  • Construction & installation, cleaning, un-jamming
  • Written procedures, energy isolation

Lockout Devices and Steps to Lockout

  • Employer responsibilities, identification of lockout equipment, plug locks, valve covers, breaker cleats, hasps, tags, keys
  • Lockout procedures, verification of de-energization

Lockout Processes

  • Individual versus group lockout, shift changes, lockbox, lock removal form, lock cutoff

Alternate Hazardous Energy Control Methods

  • Risk and hazard assessment, engineering safeguards, warning and alerting, and communication
  • Administrative controls, barriers, attendants, placards, audible, visual signs
  • Communication, training and documentation


To order your online Lockout Safety Training Course today, click here.

For information on how the Learning Management System works, please read the LMS Instruction Sheet.