Lockout/Tagout Course and Case Study
CASE STUDY AND DOCUMENTS
Project Title: Lockout/Tagout
Tools used in Development: Articulate Rise, Canva
Client: Businesses that employ workers who work on machinery
Context: This course was written for annual OSHA training for employees who work on machinery
From 2003 to 2013, 28 fatatlities and 227 serious injuries (such as amputations) were related to lockout/tagout procedures in food manufacturing. The largest number of inicidents occurred in meatpacking and poultry slaughtering and processing. Lockout/tagout was also the most frequently cited OSHA violation in 2012-2013 for food manufacturing, with penalties totaling over $894,000.
This course is designed to inform and educate employees how to properly lockout and tagout equipment during maintenance servicing.
OSHA requires annual training on lockout/tagout to prevent worker injuries and death.