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Canada Lockout Tagout

Online Training Certification Course

OHS Safety Standards

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This lockout tagout training covers the responsibilities of manufacturers, employers, supervisors, and employees regarding hazardous energy control. LOTO training topics include specific safety protocols, applicable regulations, LOTO system steps, hazard analysis, and best practices to prevent workplace hazards.

Workers performing maintenance on machinery risk exposure to electrical injuries. This risk is present even if the machine is turned off due to unexpected startup or a release of stored energy. Lockout/tagout (LOTO) procedures ensure machines are properly shut off and isolated from energy sources.

This course is for:
Anyone who services or maintains equipment, as well as equipment operators and any other affected employees who work in the area where lockout tagout is being performed, must receive LOTO training. This also applies to temporary personnel and outside service and contractor personnel. This online training course meets the requirements set forth by OHS for lockout/tagout.

Case Study: An 18-year-old construction worker died after becoming entangled with a mortar mixer he was cleaning. The victim was slowly pulled into the machinery's gear system while a nearby painter ran to help. The painter could not figure out how stop the machine, so he yelled for additional help. Another worker ran over and shut down the machine. EMS responded within minutes, but the victim did not survive his injuries.

Key Takeaway: Going against the company's hazardous energy control program, the victim failed to lockout his machine against accidental start-up while cleaning it. The first responder, an affected employee, should have been trained on how to shut down the mixer in an emergency. Following company procedure and training is essential to prevent an accident from becoming a tragedy.

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Governing Regulations

There are 14 jurisdictions in Canada - 1 federal, 10 provincial, and 3 territorial. Each jurisdiction has its own health and safety legislation. The Canada Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulations are the federal legislation enabled by the Canada Labour Code. Hazardous energy controls (including lockout/tagout) are covered in Part 8 under Electrical Safety. Canadian standard Z460-13, Control of Hazardous Energy - Lockout and Other Methods, also applies.

OHS has also created the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OHS Act), which is a document that outlines workers' rights and responsibilities, including the right to stop work that is deemed hazardous or unsafe. OHS also lists the penalties and enforcement techniques to be used if these guidelines are not followed.

To supplement the overarching regulations created by OHS, individual provinces and territories often set their own regulations (in accordance with federal bodies) specific to their needs. Before implementing a hazardous control program with lockout/tagout, ensure that you are familiar with the regulations specific to your province or territory.

What You'll Learn

Specific topics covered in this course include:

    Introduction to Lockout/Tagout
  • Key Terms
  • Regulations and Standards
  • Regulations and Standards-CSA
  • Responsibilities-Manufacturers
  • Responsibilities-Employers
  • Responsibilities-Employees
    Hazardous Energy Programs and Lockout/Tagout Systems
  • Information Gathering
  • Task Analysis
  • Hazard and Risk Analysis
  • Implementing Controls
  • Training
    Lockout/Tagout System Steps
  • Preparation
  • Notification
  • Isolation
  • Dissipation
  • Verification
  • Maintenance and Service Operations
  • Restoration
    Types of Lockout
  • Individual Lockout
  • Group Lockout
  • Complex Group Lockout
  • Site-Specific Procedures
    Specialized Tools and Devices for Lockout
    Lockout and PPE
    Training Lockout/Tagout Methods
    Authorized Individuals
    Affected Individuals
    Service or Contractor Personnel
    Lockout/Tagout System Implementation and More
  • Alternative Methods of Hazardous Energy Control
  • Lockout/Tagout Program Documentation
  • Lockout/Tagout Refresher Training
  • Lockout/Tagout Program Training Assessment
  • Lockout/Tagout Program Review
  • Lockout/Tagout Audit and Feedback
  • Additional Requirements for Lockout/Tagout Procedures
  • Common Lockout/Tagout Hazards and Risk Reduction
    Additional Resources

It will take a MINIMUM of 2 hours to complete this online course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.

We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course. Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity than you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.

Employers are responsible for training new personnel before assigning them to tasks that may expose them to hazardous energy. According to OHS Part 8 and CSA Z460-14, employees working with and around electrical machines or equipment must receive initial and refresher safety training.

To ensure compliance with OHS safety training standards, lock out tag out training must be conducted at least once every three years. This online certification meets these training requirements.

Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.

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Canada Lockout Tagout

The course was both interesting and useful. I have no suggestions to improve it.

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Canada Lockout Tagout

The Program was very knowledge and straight forward. The information format was also good it is a well rounded program

Adebola A Verified
Canada Lockout Tagout

This is indeed an enriching course that every individual, cooperate body and companies should recommend.



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