Essential First Aid

Canadian Red Cross Training Partner

Lockout/Tagout - Online Training

Course Overview:

  • The term "Lockout-Tagout" refers to specific practices and procedures to safeguard workers from the unexpected energizing or start-up of machinery and equipment, or the release of hazardous energy during service or maintenance activities. 
  • Lockout-Tagout explains the importance of lockout-tagout in protecting the health and safety of workers. 

Who Should Take the Course?

  • Employers should train ALL workers in the basic concepts of hazardous energy control, including energy isolation, locking and tagging of control devices, verifying de-energization, and clearing danger points before re-energizing equipment. 
  • Workers whose duties involve installation, maintenance, service, or repair work should be trained in the detailed control procedures required for their particular equipment. 
  • This training should enable workers to identify tasks that might expose them to hazardous energy and the effective methods for its control. 

Course Objectives:
Ultimately, the goal of this course is to educate participants as to what a lockout device is and when Lockout-Tagout should be used in the work place. 

  • The course examines basic workplace safety tenets and examines the specific stages and procedures of the Lockout-Tagout process. 

This course is presented in 4 modules: 

  1. Introduction
  2. Injury Prevention
  3. Equipment Shutdown and Isolation
  4. The Procedure of Lockout - Tagout 

Course Duration:

  • This online course is self-paced. 
  • Participants may leave the course at anytime and can resume where they left off. 
  • The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. 
  • On average, the course will take between 1.5 - 3 hours to complete.

Evaluation Process:

  • At the end of each module, there is a test. Participants that do not achieve 100% can review the module content and try as many times as necessary to complete the course. Test questions are randomly selected from a test bank, making each test unique. 

  • Upon successfully completing all modules, there is a printable certificate for your records. 

To Register for Online Courses:

1. Add Lockout/Tagout to your cart, by clicking the link to your left

2. Purchase course via secure PayPal checkout

3. Receive ePIN via e-mail

4. Go to http://redcrosselearning.ca/Login.php

5. Log in with your confidential ePIN

6. Begin your online safety training with access anytime, anywhere.