Lockout/Tagout procedures are required anytime a person is in the path of a machine that is powerful and could cause bodily harm if the energy is not controlled. Safety is very important during these periods, so everyone needs to know when a lockout is occurring. The major sections of the course cover the Energy Control Program, the three types of designated employees, the use of locks and tags, steps in the lockout procedure and how to return equipment to service. Understanding the procedures during a lockout is very important to the safety of all employees. This training helps workers understand their role in a lockout/tagout procedure.