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Lockout/Tagout Safety Essentials

Duration: 0.5 Days

This is a half-day (3.5 hours) instructor-led theory based course which provides an overview of basic lockout/tagout concepts.

Now available through virtual classroom training.

Classroom Lockout/Tagout Safety Essentials
Registration fee per person: $149.00

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Training Overview


This is a half-day (3.5 hours) instructor-led theory based course which provides an overview of basic lockout/tagout concepts. Content includes: identification of hazardous energies that require control, review of a generic lockout procedure as well as how and when alternative / other control methods could be used to control hazardous energy. Participants will receive a certificate of attendance.

What topics will be covered?
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  • Definitions
  • Hazardous Energy Forms
  • Selected Legislation, Regulations, and Standards Related to Lockout
  • Sample policy and program
  • Lockout steps based on the CSA standard.
What are the benefits?
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After completion participants will be able to:

  • Describe key lockout definitions
  • Recognize relevant lockout legislation/standards
  • Understand the roles of workplace parties
  • Identify/discuss 8 types of hazardous energy
  • List/describe 7 lockout steps
  • Demonstrate understanding of lockout/tagout.
    Who is this recommended for?
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    A must for those involved in preventing machine, equipment or process-related injury due to unintended motion, including:

    • Health & Safety representatives
    • JHSC members
    • Maintenance staff
    • Supervisors
    • Others responsible for health and safety in the workplace.
    How can training be delivered?
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    This course is delivered in a public classroom, either in-person and/or virtually.

    Private delivery is available for employees in your workplace, either in-person or virtually. Please contact Customer Care at 905-614-1400 or 1-877-494-WSPS (9777) for more information about private training options.

    Important: Requirement for virtual training
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    Virtual Training is currently available in English only.

    Participant requirements for virtual include a webcam, capable hardware, software & internet. Virtual sessions will be delivered using the Adobe Connect platform, supported on all major web browsers.

    Please view the Virtual Training FAQ for more details on virtual delivery.

    Group discounts
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    Volume discounts for selected training, which have been marked throughout the catalogue, are shown below.

    3-5 participants10%
    6-9 participants15%
    10+ participants20%

    1. Participants must be from the same organization
    2. Participants must register for the same course. However, course dates and locations can vary; CSA/WSPS courses excluded
    3. Registrations must be received by WSPS at the same time.Volume discounts for selected training, which have been marked throughout the catalogue, are shown below.