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This one day program will qualify and certify electrical employees in the procedures to be used in the lockout/tagout process to ensure safety & protection during repair and maintenance of low voltage equipment. Employees will receive instructions in proper lockout/tagout procedures, the use of locks and tags, proper removal of lockout/ tagout devices and potential hazards involved in the lockout/tagout process.

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Course topics

1. LOCKOUT AND TAGOUT PROGRAMS

Objective: Recognize and appreciate the need for, and purpose of, lockout/tagout program

2. ENERGY FORMS AND SOURCES

Objective: Recognize the different forms of energy and specific lockout tagout requirements

3. REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS

Objective: Evaluate regulations and standards affecting the company

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1. LOCKOUT AND TAGOUT PROGRAMS

Objective: Recognize and appreciate the need for, and purpose of, lockout/tagout program

  • Need for Lockout/Tagout
  • Nature and Extent of Potential Energy Hazards
  • Hazards Associated with Energy Potentials
  • Proper Lockout/Tagout Procedures
  • Use of Locks and Tags
  • Removal of Lockout/Tagout Devices
  • Restoration of Energy

2. ENERGY FORMS AND SOURCES

Objective: Recognize the different forms of energy and specific lockout tagout requirements

  • Electrical - Low Voltage
  • Electrical - High Voltage
  • Hydraulic
  • Pneumatic
  • Kinetic
  • Potential
  • Thermal

3. REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS

Objective: Evaluate regulations and standards affecting the company

  • Provincial Regulations
  • Federal Regulations
  • CSA Z460 - Control of Hazardous Energy - Lockout & Other Methods
  • NFPA 70E - Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace

4. COMPANY STANDARD

Objective: Compare the company program to other standards

  • Purpose
  • Policy
  • Terms and Definitions
  • Procedure
  • Protective Materials and Hardware

5. COMPANY LOCKOUT AND TAGOUT PROCEDURES

Objective: Follow the company lockout and tagout procedures on the job

  • Preparation for Shutdown
  • Machine or Equipment Shutdown
  • Machine or Equipment Isolation
  • Lockout or Tagout Device Applications
  • Stored Energy
  • Verification of Isolation
  • Release from Lockout or Tagout
  • Lockout or Tagout Device Removal
  • Testing or Positioning of Machines, Equipment, or Components Thereof
  • Outside Personnel
  • Group Lockout or Tagout
  • Shift or Personnel Changes

6. PRACTICAL PROJECTS

Objective: Demonstrate proper lockout and tagout procedures

  • Scenario 1
  • Scenario 2
  • Scenario 3
  • Scenario 4
  • Scenario 5
  • Scenario 6
  • Scenario 7
  • Scenario 8
  • Doug Baker

    Years of Experience
    46

    Doug brings over forty five years experience in the electrical industry, working for utility, utility contractors, engineering firm, and educational institute. Most recently finishing a career at NAIT as an instructor/academic chair (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology) in Power Lineman, Power System Electrician, Electrician and Electrical Engineering Technology programs. He has constructed and...

     
    • Kevin Reid, West Fraser
      Doug did a fantastic job and explained all material as required. Very helpful and answered all questions.
    • Darren Gelineau, International Paper Company
      Doug had lots of hands-on experience in the field and was able to teach us tough examples that way.
    • Roger Gallenero, Aquatera Utilities Inc.
      Doug is a very smart and professional instructor. He was knowledgeable on the subject matter.
    See Doug Baker CV

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