Energy is the power for doing work, however when uncontrolled, it can be hazardous or even deadly. Compliance with the lockout/tagout standard prevents an estimated 120 fatalities and 50,000 injuries each year.
Key Learning Points
Recognize different types of energy including potential, kinetic, flammable, chemical, electrical, thermal and pneumatic
Importance of recognizing types of energy
Identify who is susceptible to the threat of hazardous energy
How to properly control hazardous energy
What is the purpose of lockout?
What are the proper tools used to lockout/tagout equipment?