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Safe work is a major objective for companies operating port environments. In this article we will highlight some special considerations when implementing a permit to work (PTW) system in a port.
In this article we discuss access control in general and then some of the opportunities for improving safety by integrating site access control with the electronic permit to work system.
Safety training is seen as the most important intervention that will ensure that workers are competent in their jobs. Training is always a good thing, when done right. It is even better when safety training is laser focused on the precise requirements of the job.
The case for integrating the electronic permit to work system with maintenance, operations management and performance systems on a plant is compelling. A successful integration will require careful analysis of the business need, a clear requirement definition, good system design and effective project management.
Project success depends largely on the ability to positively change people’s attitudes and behaviour. Change management initiatives need to be carefully planned. They do not happen by chance.