Pocket Safety Guide - Permit to Work (eBook)

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January 2010

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Pocket Safety Guide - Permit to Work (eBook)

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A permit to work is used to control and reduce hazards when undertaking hazardous activities. This eBook outlines the principles behind the PTW system, including risk assessment, authorising, monitoring and cancelling. It provides examples of different types of permits (eg hot work, cold work, confined space entry, pressurised systems, work aloft, work overside) and sets out general rules to be observed when working with a PTW.

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This eBook will help you to understand how a PTW system benefits operational safety. It highlights the importance of understanding the work scope and method, hazard identification and the precautions necessary to mitigate them, as well as your own personal responsibility under a PTW. This eBook sets out the procedure and information required for issuing a permit.

1 Introduction

1.1 Overview


2 Process and Procedures

2.1 Risk Assessment

2.2 Authorising

2.2.1 Work requiring a permit

2.2.2 Additional certification

2.3 Monitoring of the PTW

2.3.1 Change in conditions

2.3.2 Change of watch

2.4 Cancelling of the Permits


3 Audit

3.1 Audit of the PTW

Title: Pocket Safety Guide - Permit to Work (eBook)
Number of Pages: 13
Product Code: WS1212EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-905331-86-4 (9781905331864), ISBN 10: 1-905331-86-X (190533186X)
Published Date: January 2010

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