Lockout and Tagout (LOTO)


This course describes the process for lockout and tagging in the workplace. LOTO is a crucial safety strategy used to protect workers from being harmed by hazardous energy. Serious or fatal accidents can occur when people assume that machinery is de-energized or made harmless when it is not! Lockout and tagging ensure that hazardous energy sources are under the control of each worker.

Topics Covered:

  • Overview of Lockout and Tagout
  • Preparing for Lockout and Tagout
  • Performing Lockout and Tagout
  • Post Lockout and Tagout

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the process for lockout and tagout.
  • Identify hazardous energy forms in the workplace.
  • Identify various types of lockout devices.
  • Perform the LOTO procedure on a workplace equipment or system.

Duration: 1 hour


  • You must obtain 80% on the final assessment to receive your completion certificate.


  • Courses can be accessed on laptops, desktops, mobile devices using all browsers and Brightspace Pulse App (available in App Store and Google Play).

Cost: Free