How to focus your safety training on what really matters

How to focus your safety training on what really matters

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 benefits of integrating a permit to work system with other applications

The benefits of integrating a permit to work system with other applications

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.

Managing Isolations for Safe Work

Managing Isolations for Safe Work

During maintenance it is important to take every possible precaution to avoid loss or harm. One important precaution is to isolate all the equipment being worked on from uncontrolled energy sources. Positive isolation should be used where possible and controlled by a system of locks managed by the permit to work.

Shift handover and the permit to work

Shift handover and the permit to work

Shift handover is a a critical process that relies on effective communication in order to reduce the risk of safety incidents. The permit to work system must be coordinated with the shift handover procedures to ensure that jobs continue to take place under safe conditions, even when teams change.