Lockout/Tagout Program Development

Ritter Safety provides a comprehensive service for Lockout/Tagout Programs, including the creation of brand new LOTO programs or revisions of pre-existing programs. Our service ensures compliance with OSHA and NFPA 70E regulations, which require employers to develop and implement an updated, written LOTO program to protect their employees from hazardous energy sources. The service includes:

  • A detailed review of any current policies and procedures.

  • Delivery of an updated written Control of Hazardous Energies – Lockout / Tagout (LOTO) Program that addresses all hazardous energy sources in accordance with applicable OSHA requirements and NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, 2021 Edition.

  • The updated LOTO Program will include employer-specific guidelines and procedures for employees and clear guidelines and requirements for any contractor performing tasks that involve LOTO procedures while working on the employer’s managed properties.

  • The final documents will be delivered in an editable digital format. By working with Ritter Safety, you can ensure that your LOTO program is effective and up-to-date, providing maximum protection for your employees and minimizing the risk of accidents or injuries.


Ritter Safety Electrical Safety Training & Safety Program Audits


  • Complimentary NFPA 70E 2024 Edition Update.
  • All Electrical Safety Programs completed from January 1, 2023 to September 30, 2023 will receive an update to the new 2024 Edition of NFPA 70E upon its release (Fall 2023).
  • The update will be performed for no additional charge and will be completed by December 31, 2023.


Initial Consultation

Our Initial Consultation is Conducted via Site Visit or Conference Call to Discuss Organization-Specific Items Including, but not limited to:

  • Affected Persons
  • Authorized Persons
  • Other Employees
  • Potentially Hazardous Energy Sources
  • Procedures for Isolating Potentially Hazardous Energy Sources
  • Program Documents
  • LOTO Devices
  • Training
  • Outside Contractors and Service Personnel


Program Delivery & Completion

• Draft Review Meeting conducted via Site Visit or Conference Call.
• Completion of Final Edits.
• Final Program Delivery

Program Development

  • Isolating potential Hazardous Energy Sources
  • LOTO Procedures including:
    • Identification of Hazardous Energy Sources
    • Isolation of Energy Sources
    • Verification of isolation
    • Return to service
    • Emergency Lock Removal Process
    • Simple LOTO vs. Complex LOTO
    • LOTO Devices
    • Tagout Procedures
  • Other Hazards
  • Responsibilities for
    • Affected Employees
    • Authorized Employees
    • Management
    • Other Employees
  • Contractor Requirements
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Required Documents
  • Training
  • Tools and Test Equipment