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Course Title: Locking Down Compliance: An Overview of OSHA's LOTO Regulation

Course Type: Webinars

Objective: This webinar focuses on the components of the OSHA Control of Hazard Energy standard, 29 CFR 1910.147, otherwise known as lockout/tagout (LOTO). It helps attendees determine whether LOTO is applicable to a task, and if so, what to include in an energy control procedure (ECP). This webinar identifies LOTO devices and reviews the requirements for conducting periodic inspections of ECPs. It also examines the different categories of employees impacted by LOTO and the types of training and topics applicable to each category.

Pre-Requisites: This introductory-level webinar is beneficial to personnel wanting to learn more about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Control of Hazard Energy (Lockout/Tagout [LOTO]) standard, 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.147, and how it applies to their worksites. Personnel gaining the most benefit from this presentation may include: Safety and Occupational Health (SOH) Professionals; Others with assigned safety and health (S&H) responsibilities (Additional/Collateral Duty Safety Officers [ADSO/CDSO]); personnel who perform LOTO; and employees working with or near equipment requiring LOTO during maintenance.

Session Information

Course Start Date: Oct 21 2021 13:00 EDT

Course End Date: Oct 21 2021 14:00 EDT



Alyssa Gormish

DoD SMCX Safety and Environmental Professional

Ms. Gormish has been with the SMCX since 2012, supporting all DoD Services and Agencies. She also has experience conducting environmental, energy, and resource management projects for CTC clients.


Richard “Paul” Savage, MS, SMS, DoD SMCX Principal Safety Professional

Paul has been with the SMCX for over 10 years and supports both Army and Navy sites. He is a certified master trainer and recently finished his master’s degree in leadership from Columbia Southern University.


Christopher Chaffin, CSP, DoD SMCX Principal Safety and Health Professional

Mr. Chaffin has worked with the DoD SMCX since 2006, when he retired from Civil Service. He served as a safety professional at different types of commands, including Safety Manager of naval air station, naval base, naval construction and maintenance, and Safety Director of the JFCOM Battle Laboratory and the Naval Education and Training Command (NETC). Chris also served in the USMC.

He uses that experience to support DoD SMCX stakeholders in implementation of their safety management systems.