EWT - Hazardous Energy Control Procedures

Learning objectives

  • Identify the types of energy that can be a hazard to workers in generation facilities.
  • Explain the fundamental procedures to follow for establishing and working under locks and tags.
  • Describe the differences in energy control roles between authorized and affected employees.
  • Determine whether a lockout or tagout device meets requirements for appearance, strength and durability.
  • Identify the limitations of using tags without locks.
  • Define the procedures for applying and removing locks and tags.
  • Explain the special OSHA requirements for temporary removal of locks or tags, group lockouts and tagouts, shift change turnover, and training of outside service personnel.
  • Define the OSHA requirements for training and retraining.

Course overview

The goal of this lesson is to provide awareness training for electrical workers in the safe procedures for using lockout/tagout devices for the control of energy sources in installations for the purpose of electric power generation.
  • 25 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English
Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • What is a Hazardous Energy Control Program?
  • Authorized and Affected Employees
  • Locks, Tags, and Devices
  • Applying and Removing Locks and Tags
  • Group Lockout/Tagout
  • Training and Retraining
  • 29 CFR 1910.269(d) Hazardous Energy Control (Lockout/Tagout) Procedures
  • 29 CFR 1910.147 The Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout)
  • 29 CFR 1926.417 Lockout and Tagging of Circuits (construction electric)
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