Every year hundreds of people are injured or killed when the equipment they are working on unexpectedly turns on, or the residual energy stored in the equipment is released. Lockout/Tagout is a set of procedures that isolate and tag equipment when it is being installed, serviced, or maintained in order to prevent these kinds of injuries. This course presents basic information about the purpose and requirements of the CCOHS standard for the Control of Hazardous Energy, Lockout/Tagout or LOTO.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: The Lockout/Tagout Standard
A LOTO Case Study
Release from Lockout/Tagout
Section 3: Conclusion.
Expert Reviewer: Lynda Welch, RN
Mr. Barone has been protecting people, populations, and organizations for over 20 years. He has provided specialized, technical, and subject matter expertise across multiple domains and sectors with an emphasis on security, protection, and medicine. Mr. Barone has responded to countless public 9-1-1 emergencies and has deployed with specialty medical teams and private clients to natural disasters, deliberate attacks, disease outbreaks, and national special security events.
In 2015 Mr. Barone founded EMERGILITY, LLC (DBA EMERGILITY), a consultancy focused on the health, safety, and security of public and private clients, which is now a licensed Private Security Service (PSS) Business and includes a private Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency. In 2021, Mr. Barone combined aspects of concierge, preventative, and emergency medicine with security, protection, and emergency medical services (PSS-EMS) to facilitate the emergence of Protective Medicine.Disclosure: Anthony A. Barone, M.P.S., M.P.H., CBCP, CEM, CHMM, NRP, PMP, and Chief Executive Officer and Protective Paramedic at EMERGILITY, LLC. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Lynda Welch is a registered nurse with an extensive career history in long-term care management. She provides general administrative and clinical nursing consultative services to staff in long-term care homes. Lynda is also a legal nurse consultant. Her understanding of operational and clinical issues related to long term care, combined with her ability to read and interpret government standards and legislation, provides plaintiff, defense and labour lawyers with an objective, evidence-based opinion related to relevant standards of care.Disclosure: Lynda Welch, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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