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Gavin Halse

9 Steps to Safe Work with a Work Permit

The permit to work helps to reduce the risk of safety incidents by ensuring the people involved are aware of the specific hazards, take the necessary precautions and are competent for the work. It also ensures that communication takes place between production and maintenance teams throughout the job from planning, preparation, execution to hand over and restoring the plant to normal operations.

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Eugene Lategan

The Confined Space Permit to Work

Confined space entry is a particularly dangerous activity and special care needs to be taken when work is done. The confined space permit assists the employer to make sure that adequate precautions are in place for each job or task involving confined spaces.

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Scott Bredin

Unified Shutdown Planning with Permits

The primary role of a permit to work system is to improve the safety of maintenance activities in hazardous production environments. This is particularly important during shutdowns when there are many contractors on site unfamiliar with the process, and who might be under tight deadlines to bring the plant back online.

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