Lockout/Tagout: Energy Release

Environmental

Lockout/Tagout: Energy Release

  • Category Environmental
  • Authors James Vaughan Karl Sommer III
  • Variants
    1. Full Course - 13 minutes
      This version is designed for college and university staff.

The goal of this course is to provide employees with a basic understanding of lockout/tagout procedures. The course will review how to recognize hazardous energy sources in your workplace, the methods and means necessary for energy isolation and control, the purpose and use of the energy control procedure, and the dangers of attempting to restart or reenergize equipment that is locked out or tagged out.

Expert Authors

James Vaughan

James Vaughan is president of Today's Resources, Inc., a full-service safety and health consulting firm. He has more than 30 years of direct OSHA compliance and loss-control experience and holds a BS in Industrial Technology from Eastern Kentucky University.

Karl Sommer III

Karl Sommer III has more than 14 years of safety experience, including acting as executive director of the Columbus (OH) Chamber of Commerce Safety Council and the National Safety Council Central Ohio Chapter. His responsibilities included the coordination/presentation of numerous training courses and the Columbus Chamber of Commerce Workers' Compensation group rating program. Karl holds an MS in Safety and Health Management from West Virginia University.

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