Quiz: What Do You Know About Lockout-tagout (Loto)?

18 Questions | Total Attempts: 188

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Lockout-Tagout (LOTO) is a safety procedure used in the industry to ensure that dangerous machines are properly shut off and not able to be started up again before the completion of maintenance or repair work. This is a procedure that has led to the prevention of a lot of accidents at a workshop. Test out what you know about this procedure by taking this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In a lockout, an energy isolating device is locked in a safe or off position.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
     An authorized employee does not conduct the lockout/tagout of machinery needing repair or maintenance
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Applying only a tag on a control switch de-energizes equipment
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    An employee can be both affected and authorized for lockout/tagout.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The process of locking out and tagging can also be referred to as Control of Hazardous Energy Sources.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The authorized employee must notify affected associates before lockout locks and tags are applied and/or removed from the machinery or equipment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Any employee working in an area where equipment or machinery is being serviced or maintained is an affected associate.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    You can loan out or borrow a lock and tag from another associate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Turning off the power switch removes all potential for release of energy from the equipment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
     Once the lockout lock has been applied, it is safe to immediately begin service or maintenance work.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Before you turn off equipment for lockout/tagout, you must know all the different types of energy it uses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    In a group lockout, the last authorized employee to finish work on a machine removes the locks for everybody else after they have already left the area.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    It may still be necessary to control or dissipate stored energy in a system even after the system has been isolated from its main power source.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Anyone can remove the lock of a worker who is not available to remove their own lock.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Lockout locks may not be used for anything but isolating potentially hazardous energy.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Locks, tags, and multi clips must be carried by the trained associate at all times.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The authorized associate is responsible for removing locks and tags from equipment or machinery that they have locked and tagged out.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The machine operator is an authorized associate when they have been trained and attach a lock and tag to their machine for repair or maintenance. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False