Lock out Tag Out (LOTO)

Training program

Training program

About the course

Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) is a safety procedure to ensure that the Hazardous Energy Sources are "isolated" before work begins on the equipment in question. Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) protects employees from physical harm or a fatal injury from any hazardous energy while servicing or performing maintenance activities. Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) training supports an organisation overcome the risk involved in electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, chemical, thermal, and other energy sources. Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) training helps an organisation prevent fatality, achieve its obligations, and fulfill legal requirements and Operational Control requirements of ISO 45001:2018.

your benefits

Upon completion of this training program, participants will understand:

  • the meaning of Hazardous Energy and its Sources
  • control procedures for the isolation of energies
  • resource requirement
  • roles and responsibilities of users
  • lockout/tag out procedures (Types and Earthing)
  • guarding requirements
  • use of Personal Protective Equipment. (PPE)
  • installation and maintenance of LOTO devices

Course content / outline

  • Introduction to LOTO
  • Key Terms and Definitions
  • Applicable Regulations
  • Scope of Lockout/Tagout Rule
  • Lockout/Tagout Devices
  • LOTO Procedures
  • Hazardous Energy
  • Energy Control Procedures
  • User Training and Communication
  • LOTO Training / Retraining / Training Certification
  • Energy Control Program Components
  • Periodic Inspections
  • Lockout/Tagout Training and Communication
  • LOTO Steps
  • Preparing for Shutdown / Shutdown
  • Testing
  • Release from LOTO
  • Alternative Steps
  • Group LOTO
  • Shift Change Procedures
  • Record Keeping
  • Practical Session
  • Q&A 
  • Examination

who should attend?

  • Employees related to LOTO activities
  • Contractors
  • Self-employed workers
  • Supervisors / Managers
  • Management professional and Consultants
  • Anyone interested in LOTO training

training duration

1 Day


  • Understanding of English (if language requirement is not addressed)
  • Understanding/ Knowledge of LOTO practices related to occupation

Exam Details (Duration, Pattern)

  • Duration: 60 minutes  
  • Platform/Mode: Written or Online

Certification Validity

2 Years from the date of training


Qualified participants will receive certificate on “Lockout & Tag out (LOTO)”; others will receive certificate of participation.

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