OSHA 29 CFR 1910:147, "Control of Hazardous Energy," or commonly known as "lockout/tagout," has been a general industry requirement since 1990. 'The purpose of the standard is to protect workers from injury or death due to unexpected release of hazardous energy. 'Since its inception, this standard remains one of the top 10 most commonly violated and cited regulation. 'Willful non-compliance of the requirements contained within the standard can be expensive and could result in additional civil or criminal penalties if injuries or fatalities occur. 'Fines for failure to implement or maintain a compliant program can range from thousands to millions of dollars depending on the severity and whether willful non-compliance. The challenge for businesses of all sizes is to understand their obligations under the standard, and how to implement an effective, cost-efficient compliant program.
The information presented in this webinar by Tom Barron will explain current regulation requirements, examples of recent case citations and fines issued to employers, and lessons-learned from a LOTO program review performed by the presenter. Webinar attendees will go away with the necessary working level knowledge to aid them in determining if their current program satisfies the standard's requirements.
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Who should attend
Tom Barron, Ph.D., CIHM, CECD, CECM is president of 21st Management Corporation located in Paducah, KY. Dr. Barron has over 39 years of diverse industry experience working with nuclear power licensees, construction contractors, healthcare facilities, and general industry companies and business owners helping ensu... More info