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

Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering more than 120 career programs including associate degrees, technical diplomas, technical certificates and apprenticeship programs. In addition, LTC offers distance learning, customized training to business and industry, and continuing education opportunities.

Serving a 200,500-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland and additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc, LTC Sheboygan, LTC-Plymouth Science & Technology Center, and the Lakeshore Culinary Institute. The college also operates Community Education Centers at area high schools in Elkhart Lake, Cedar Grove-Belgium, Howards Grove, Kiel, Mishicot, Oostburg, Plymouth, Random Lake, Reedsville, and Two Rivers; and 27 distance learning sites. LTC's mission is to enrich lives and strengthen the economy by preparing a workforce that is skilled, diverse and flexible. On average, 87% of LTC graduates work in the LTC District which includes Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties, and parts of Calumet and Ozaukee Counties. Visit LTC at:

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