Lockout Tagout

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This quiz is built for employee training on Lockout Tagout procedures.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Lockout/Tagout accidents can happen when someone gets lazy or willingly takes chances.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    In a lockout, an energy-isolating device is locked in the safe or off position.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Turning off the power switch removes all energy from powered equipment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Before removing the lock you must do which of the following:
    • A. 

      Make sure equipment is safe

    • B. 

      Conduct a head count

    • C. 

      Notify all affected personnel that Lockout is being removed

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the following steps are not correct to guard against energy left in the equipment after it has been isolated from its energy sources.
    • A. 

      Relieve trapped pressure.

    • B. 

      Drain process piping systems and close valves to prevent the flow of hazardous materials.

    • C. 

      If stored energy can reaccumulate, it is not necessary to monitor the hazardous levels.

  • 6. 
    Before removing lockout/tagout devices, you must make sure the danger area is clear of tools and workers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    If a worker is not present to remove his own lock, any co-worker can remove it as long as he first makes sure it is safe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Before lockout/tagout is applies, all workers in the affected area must be notified.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Once you have isolated a system from its main power source, you can be sure no energy will reach the equipment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Select the correct answer: Lockout/tagout is necessary whenever you are performing service or maintencance around any machine where you could be injured by:
    • A. 

      Unexpected start-up of the equipment

    • B. 

      Release of stored energy

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Which answer can best be defined as "the force caused by the motion of an object"
    • A. 

      Kinetic energy

    • B. 

      Potential energy

    • C. 

      Latent energy

  • 12. 
    Which answer can best be defined as "the force stored in an object that isn't moving"
    • A. 

      Potential energy

    • B. 

      Latent energy

    • C. 

      Kinetic energy

  • 13. 
    When contractors perform maintenance in your workplace, you will be required to change your lockout/tagout procedure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    If you have to temporarily re-energize equipment while you're working on it, you must re-apply energy isolation and lockout/tagout as soon as energy is no longer needed in the system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Each individual employee can decide whether to use lockout, tagout or both.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Before you turn off equipment in order to lock or tag it out, you must know the type of energy it uses, the hazards of that energy and how to control the energy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Turning off the power switch removes all energy from powered equipment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Before removing lockout/tagout devices, you must make sure the danger area is clear of tools and workers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False