Global Safety Principles: Hot Work Permits

  • 3 Topics | 30m
  • Includes Assessment
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
Hot work can be defined as any operation such as brazing, cutting, welding, grinding, soldering, heat treating, or torching that can cause sparks or flames. While such work is necessary, the hazards associated can be minimized through an effective hot work permit program. This course provides an overview of a hot work permit program, including the permit process, roles and responsibilities, and controls used to minimize the risk of fire. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by New Level Safety Limited, a professional services company specializing in corporate health and safety management. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • recognize key concepts about hot work permits and programs
  • identify types of areas where hot work is performed
  • describe the primary responsibilities of the Authorizing Person in a compliant hot work permit program
  • describe the primary responsibilities of the supervisor in a hot work permit program
  • describe the primary responsibilities of the hot work operator in a hot work permit program
  • describe the primary responsibilities of the fire watch in a hot work permit program
  • identify controls used to minimize fire and injury risks associated with combustible materials
  • identify accurate statements about ways to minimize risks from hazardous atmospheres when working in hot work areas
  • identify accurate statements about fire-related hazard controls (sprinklers, fire alarms, and fire extinguishers)

IN THIS COURSE

  • Key Elements of Hot Work Permit Programs
    5m
  • Roles and Responsibilities in Hot Work Programs
    12m
  • Controlling Hot Work Hazards
    9m