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Lock Out/Tag Out (LOTO).

CPD Approved

This short course provides you with an overview of the lock out / tag out process.

It starts by describing what a lock out / tag out system is, detailing its purpose, and what it involves.

(Please see below for more course details)

Course Description

The course then moves on to the types of hazard exposures that might require lock out / tag out, and follows this with a look at the laws associated with lock out / tag out, and the responsibilities that you, and your employer, have under these regulations.

Finally, it sets out a six-step process you need to follow to ensure a safe lock out / tag out.

Target Audience

This course is aimed at anyone involved with the service, repair or maintenance of machinery or equipment that can unexpectedly release hazardous energy if it is not shut down and isolated correctly. It is also relevant to the employees working alongside these people and their supervisors and managers.


Knowledge of the reasons for a Lockout / Tagout system and awareness of the dangers of not implementing correctly reduces the chances of LOTO accident occurring.

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training in around their work and personal life.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand what is a Lock Out / Tag Out System.
  • Understand what Type of Hazard Exposure Might be Required for Lock Out / Tag Out.
  • Understand what Laws are Associated with Lock Out / Tag Out.
  • The Six Steps to Successful Lock Out / Tag Out.

Further Progression & Related Courses

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Lock Out, Tag Out 1 What is a Lock Out/Tag Out System? 70%
Lock Out, Tag Out 2 What Type of Hazard Exposure Might be Required for Lock Out/Tag Out? 70%
Lock Out, Tag Out 3 What Laws are Associated with Lock Out/Tag Out? 70%
Lock Out, Tag Out 4 The Six Steps to Successful Lock Out/Tag Out 70%

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


25 minutes

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

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