Lock-Out Safety Training

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Target Audience Novice or Experienced People Requiring Lock-Out Training. Site Specific and On Site Training Available.

Learning Outcomes

  • Comprehend Fundamentals and Applicable Regulations
  • Safe Operating Procedures When Lock-Out is Implemented
  • Identify Hazardous Energy, Energy Isolating Devices and Lock-Out Procedures
  • Understand Devices and a Written Work Procedures for Isolating Energy
  • Understand Methods for Performing the Correct Procedures


  • WorkSafeBC Rules, Regulations and Requirements for Lock-Out Procedures
  • What is Lock-out and Who is Responsible for Lock-Out
  • Dangers and Examples of Hazardous Energy
  • Examples of Energy Isolation Devices
  • Written Procedures
  • Removal of Locks
  • Shift or Personnel Change Procedures
  • Periodic Inspections
  • Multiple Energy Sources
  • Group Procedure
  • Work on Energized Equipment
  • Procedures for Isolation and Lock-Out Equipment
  • Procedure When a Machine Testing is Required During Lock-Out
  • Personal Protective Equipment

Required Time

  • 4 Hour Course – Theory and Practical
  • Re-certification Dependent on Class Size 2hrs (approx.)

Skills and Knowledge

  • Theory (Require 80% for Pass)
  • Student Demonstration (Require 80% for Pass)

Understand the Following

  • Rules, Regulations and Standards Governing the Requirements for Lock-Out Procedures
  • The Importance of Procedures
  • The Dangers of Hazardous Energy
  • Energy Isolating Devices
  • Describe the Basic Requirements of an Energy Control Program
  • Distinguish Between Affected and Authorized Employees
  • Define Typical Minimal Lock-Out Procedure
  • List the Sequence of Steps for a Typical Minimal Lock-Out Procedure
  • List the Sequence of Steps for Restoring Equipment to Service After Lock-out
  • Describe the Importance of Continuity During the Procedure

Delivery Method for this Training is Divided Into

  • Theory – Manuals, PowerPoint, & Videos
  • Practical – Student Demonstration and Assessment

This Course Follows WorkSafeBC Regulations and the Occupational Health & Safety Regulations (OHSR). Also, Including Canadian Standard Association (CSA) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Visit WorkSafeBC.com

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