Energy Isolation SOPs for Research Lockout/Tagout Program and App


The University of California (UC) Lock Out/Tag Out mobile application (LOTO app) and online management dashboard allows users to easily access, follow, create, copy and modify Energy Isolation SOPs or Lock Out/Tag Out procedures for any equipment that operates on one or more types of energy (electricity, compressed gas, hydraulics, mechanical movement, fuels, etc.). For Researchers, LOTO procedures may be used for research equipment “Energy Isolation SOPs” for documenting and training lab personnel on safe research equipment operation / shut down. For facilities, LOTO procedures are required for compliance with Cal/OSHA.

Loading UC LOTO App Onto Your Mobile Device
If you want to access and download the UC LOTO app to your iOS or Android device, please complete and submit the below form, and your request will be reviewed by EH&S Staff. Allow up to 24-hours for your request to process and a welcome-email to appear in your inbox from UC LOTO app. Check your spam folder if you haven’t received your “Welcome to LOTO app” email after 24 hours.

UC LOTO App Request Form

UC LOTO App Training
To install and use the UC Berkeley Lock Out/Tag Out app, please watch the UC LOTO App YouTube videos.

References and More Information
UCB EI/LOTO Program Manager - James Gilson, (510) 643-9575

EI/LOTO Program

Table of Contents

FAQ Fact Sheet

Templates and Forms

Attachment 1 - Equipment Inventory and Energy Isolation Procedures Tracking / Audit Log

Attachment 2 - Equipment Specific Procedure

Attachment 3 - Training Record of "Qualified Person"


For more information about Cal/OSHA Lock Out/Tag Out regulations, please visit the "CalOSHA Lockout/Tagout for Employers etool".