Lockout Tagout (LOTO) Piping and Vessel Isolation

Course Length:  2-3 hours

Course Objective:

  • Delegates will be able to define the purpose of lockout/tagout.
  • Provide delegates with the understanding of when LOTO is required and its uses.
  • Provide delegates with knowledge in proper isolation of process equipment and piping during repair, service or maintenance.
  • Delegates should be able to identify situations where injury to employees or damage to property or the environment could occur.

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Course Design:

  • E-learning

Course Outline
LOTO Safety

  • Why is Controlling Hazardous Energy Important
  • The Fatal Five
  • What is LOTO?
  • Definitions
  • Zero Energy State
  • The 4 E’s to Energy Control
    • Energy
    • Engineering
    • Education
    • Enforcement
  • Energy
    • Kinetic
    • Potential
  • Hierarchy of Controls
    • Elimination and Substitution
    • Engineering
    • Administrative
    • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Employer/Employee Responsibilities
  • Training

Lockout Devices

  • Defined
  • Requirements
  • Circuit Breaker Lockout
  • Valve Lockout
  • Plug Lockout
  • Pneumatic Plug Lockout
  • Wall Switch Lockout
  • Adjustable Cable Lockout
  • Hasp Lockout
  • Group Lock Box

Tagout

  • Tagout Device
  • Requirements
  • Unlockable Devices
  • Limitations of Tags
  • General Rules

Lockout Tagout Procedures

  • Who can Lock Equipment?
  • Group LOTO
  • Outside Personnel
  • Shift or Personnel Changes
  • How to Perform LOTO Safely
  • Six Steps for Lockout/Tagout
    • Step 1 – Prepare for Shut Down
    • Step 2 – Shut Down the Equipment
    • Step 3 – Operate All Isolating Devices
    • Step 4 – Attach All LOTO Devices
    • Step 5 – Release All Stored Energy
    • Step 6 – Verify That Equipment Energy Isolation Has Been Accomplished
  • Restoring Equipment to service & Temporary Removal
  • Start-up Guidelines

Process Equipment and Piping Isolation Procedures

  • Purpose/Scope
  • Applications
  • Hazards
  • Responsibilities
  • Isolation Procedures
    • Double Block and Bleed
    • Slip Blind or Spectacle Blind
    • Blind Flange
  • General Requirements

Summary

Reference Material / Documents

  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.147
    • The control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout).

M&A Safety Services training conforms to OSHA CBT Training standards and ANSI Z490.1. Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training. M&A Safety Services LLC. follows all ANSI training criteria.

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  • Course ID #: E160

Date

Apr 23 2021

Time

7:30 am

Cost

$60.00
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