Instructor: Bonnie Prinse

Credit Hours: 2.00

Approval Number: SRA0047

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Course Description

Oregon CCB Series A Course Aproval Number SRA0047

This interactive distance-learning course is designed to emphasize hazard identification, avoidance and control — not standards, in an effort to train workers on he practices and procedures necessary to disable machinery or equipment, thereby preventing the release of hazardous energy while employees perform servicing and maintenance activities. The standard outlines measures for controlling hazardous energies—electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, chemical, thermal, and other energy sources.

No attempt has been made to treat the topic exhaustively and it is not to be taken as a substitute for any of the provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 or for any standards issued by the US Department of Labor. Mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations does not imply endorsement by the US Department of Labor or



Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will acquire a better understanding of how to:

  • Interpret OSHA’s standard on the control of hazardous energy found in Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1910, including:
  • Understand how and when to apply the standard
  • Explain OSHA’s minimum performance requirements
  • Develop, document and use procedures to control hazardous energy
  • Understand the importance of an employee training program for lockout/tagout procedures
  • Interpret commonly used terminology
  • Obtain OSHA assistance

Instructor Bio

Ms. Prinse holds a BS Degree in Environmental Studies from Eckerd College and has pursued master degree studies in Aquatic Zoology at the University of South Florida. She has written scientific portions of impact statements for wetland/upland land delineation, endangered species studies, and water quality testing while employed with a civil engineering and architectural firm in Tampa, FL. Her experience in environmental studies and new construction lend itself to documentary film making, particularly environmental stories that have taken her to the Amazon in Peru and to Costa Rica. Most recently her involvement with earthen construction projects led to a video production showcasing the benefits of building “green.”

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