LTC offers Lockout/Tagout Train the Trainer seminar in October




Lakeshore Technical College is offering a Lockout/Tagout Train the Trainer seminar at Plymouth High School on Friday, October 31 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The seminar is intended for any individual with responsibilities related to developing, implementing, training and enforcing the Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) standard within the workplace.

The seminar will explore OSHA's Control of Hazardous Energy standard through various means and teaching methods. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be able to define program designations and responsibilities, identify main failures that lead to lockout/tagout related injuries, identify key components of and develop a company facility specific lockout/tagout program, develop machine specific lockout tagout procedures, implement a periodic inspection program and identify teaching strategies to enhance the effectiveness and retention related to training adults.

The instructor for the seminar is Ben Nickel, Safety and Rescue Instructor at Lakeshore Technical College. Nickel has over 8 years of experience in safety management, safety consultation and instruction in both private and public sectors and is certified as an OSHA 10 and 30 hour general industry instructor and certified Forklift Train-the-Trainer. Nickel is also certified as an American Heart Association-HeartSaver First Aid/CPR instructor and a Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) instructor. Nickel’s specialties include forklift safety, lockout/tagout, confined space, and OSHA general industry. He also specializes in safety management, ergonomics, safety program development, accident prevention/investigation and safety team formation. Nickel holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in Health Promotion and Wellness, with a minor in Safety and Health Protection.

The cost of the seminar is $295 and the class number is 65417. To register by phone with credit card, call 1.888.GO TO LTC (1.888.468.6582) Ext. 1366. For questions or detailed information, visit or call Ruth at 920.693.1167, or e-mail at

About Lakeshore Technical College

Each year more than 10,000 people enroll in courses at Lakeshore Technical College. They rely on LTC for job preparation, to earn a degree, upgrade a specialized skill, train as an apprentice, or seek a high school equivalency. LTC faculty and staff meet students where they are in life and help them get one step closer to achieving their goals.

LTC is a nationally recognized technical college. The college was ranked the #2 two-year college in the nation for adult learners by Washington Monthly, the #17 trade school in the nation by Forbes, #11 in the nation for two-year college educational outcomes by, a top-150 two-year college for the fifth consecutive time by the Aspen Institute, and a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist.

Approximately 800 students graduate from LTC each year, and LTC’s associate degree graduates earn a median salary of $47,800* per year. In addition to the Cleveland campus, LTC serves students in Manitowoc and Sheboygan, and offers classes at additional sites throughout the district. Visit LTC at

*Source: 2019 LTC Graduate Outcomes report, 795 graduates contacted to complete the survey; 508 graduates or 64% completed the survey.

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