Lock-out / Tag-out (on-line course)

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Lock-out / Tag-out (on-line course)


The term "lock-out/tag-out" 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.

Lock-out/Tag-out explains the importance of lock-out/tag-out 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 & tagging of control devices, verifying de-energization, & 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 lock-out device is and when lock-out/tag-out should be used in the work place.

The course examines basic workplace safety tenets and examines the specific stages and procedures of the lock-out/tag-out process.


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Course Content

On-line training is convenient, self-paced & easy-to-do! Our courses have been developed by the Canadian Red Cross & meet the highest of standards.

This course is presented in 4 modules

1. Introduction

2. Injury Prevention

3. Equipment Shutdown and Isolation

4. The Procedure of Lock-out /Tag-out

Evaluation Process

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

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.


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



Check the above link for frequently asked questions about on-line training.