Articles

Hot Work permit format

Here is a hot work permit format, and some hot work management tips, courtesy of SRT.

Keep Hot Work permit formats, permits in use, and used permits, at work sites.

Use a separate permit for each job and each work area.

Tailor permits to list relevant jobs and relevant hazards.

I (name and job title) ,,,,
am required to carry out hot work,
and request a permit from the competent or responsible person,
to access the plant or apparatus or area.

Work site ,,,,
Building ,,,,
Plant or equipment ,,,,
Permit Number ,,,,

Persons involved by job title and name
1 ,,,,
2 ,,,,
3 ,,,,

Start date and time ,,,,
End date and time ,,,,

Ignition source
[ ] Acetylene torch
[ ] Electric tools
[ ] Soldering
[ ] Abrasive saw
[ ] Heliarc welding
[ ] Drilling
[ ] Electric arc
[ ] Propane torch
[ ] Other ,,,,

Hot work to be performed ,,,,
,,,,
,,,,

[ ] Floors swept clean of combustibles
[ ] Fixed combustibles and flammables 10m horizontally and vertically from heat source?
[ ] Inert gas blanket required?
[ ] Ventilation required?
[ ] Respirator for welding or cutting fume required?
[ ] Building or area air currents and outdoor wind direction known?
[ ] Flammable or combustible gas and oxygen levels checked?
[ ] Signage posted for special danger, caution, warning?
[ ] Trenches over 1.5m deep shored or sloped?

Responsible or competent person name ,,,,
Signature ,,,,

Format courtesy of SRT, 080077825327, 0800SRTCLEAN

PHOTO; Consequences of uncoordinated hot work could be severe.

Sheqafrica
Sheqafrica.com is Africa's largest online Magazine for the Risk & Compliance profession. It is co-owned by Shane Lishman and the Africa Media Group.
The editorial team:
Shane I. Lishman
Rudy D. Maritz.
Contributors and Media Partners:
Patrick Deale - Labour Lawyer
Mabila Mathebula
Other Africa Media Publications:
SA Business Online
Pretoria Business Online
Durbs Business Online
Bloem Business Online
Joburg Business Online
Limpopo Business Online
What The Gravel
Advertising Sales:
Helene Short

Originally founded by Ben Fouche of Real Babe Media, Sheqafrica.com has been serving the SHEQ industry since 2007 and contains over 1600 articles from various experts in the Safety, Health and Environmental Management fields. Today, Sheqafrica.com is proudly co-owned by the Africa Media Group(50%) and focuses on Human Resources Management, Risk & Compliance on the African Continent.
The role of the HR and IR practitioner remains undisputed in the selection and placement of competent staff, while the education and training of people goes a long way in achieving business objective.

Sheqafrica.com is an online publication by:
http://www.sheqafrica.co.za