Isolations and the permit to work

In this overview, we will take a look at some of the principles around managing isolations during maintenance. Isolations are a critical precaution when working on energised plant and equipment.

Webinar – Great Mines Think Alike – Part 1

Webinar – Great Mines Think Alike – Part 1

While we have seen news about cabinless, emissionless underground vehicles and the technological progress is astounding, we are some years away from this becoming the norm. In the interim, we need to safeguard human beings – the life-blood of all mines. Sandvik’s...

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Isolations and the permit to work

Isolations and the permit to work

In this overview, we will take a look at some of the principles around managing isolations during maintenance. Isolations are a critical precaution when working on energised plant and equipment.

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Announcing IntelliPERMIT Mobile App for Android

Announcing IntelliPERMIT Mobile App for Android

[September 2020] Adapt IT is pleased to announce the general availability of a new IntelliPERMIT companion application for Android called "IntelliPERMIT Mobile". The companion app is available right now as a download from the Google Play store.    IntelliPERMIT Mobile...

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Safety in Ports and IntelliPERMIT

Safety in Ports and IntelliPERMIT

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.

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Adapt IT Co-Sponsors Mining Leaders Forum in Perth

Adapt IT Co-Sponsors Mining Leaders Forum in Perth

Mining leadership is facing many challenges and safety is one very important measure of their performance.   IntelliPERMIT enables leaders to effectively delegate routine safety tasks to a reliable proven system, and focus on the exceptions.  Implementation of IntelliPERMIT in a mining operation has many benefits including increased safety awareness, improved disciplines and increased productivity.

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Meet the Team – Eugene Lategan

Meet the Team – Eugene Lategan

The talented professionals behind the delivery of every IntelliPERMIT solution are experts in operations management, safety, information technology and problem solving.

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Building on a success story – IntelliPERMIT

Building on a success story – IntelliPERMIT

The growth in the number of companies choosing IntelliPERMIT to help manage operational safety and risk has been very encouraging. We spoke to Scott Bredin, Operations Executive at Adapt IT about what lies ahead.

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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.

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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.

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Mine Safety at African Mining Indaba 2018

Mine Safety at African Mining Indaba 2018

Mining leadership is facing many challenges and safety is one very important measure of their performance.   IntelliPERMIT enables leaders to effectively delegate routine safety tasks to a reliable proven system, and focus on the exceptions.  Implementation of IntelliPERMIT in a mining operation has many benefits including increased safety awareness, improved disciplines and increased productivity.

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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.

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How IntelliPERMIT helps ensure people work safely at height

How IntelliPERMIT helps ensure people work safely at height

Work at height is a particularly hazardous activity which should be reduced by specific control measures that first tries to avoid the work altogether, and then if this is not possible, limits the risk through precautions. The permit to work is an important administrative tool to ensure safe work takes place at height.

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9 Steps to Safe Work with a Permit

9 Steps to Safe Work with a 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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The Confined Space Permit to Work

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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Using Biometrics to improve the integrity of permits to work

Using Biometrics to improve the integrity of permits to work

Biometric identification of permit signatories introduces even higher levels of integrity to the process; the rugged industrial fingerprint scanners used by IntelliPERMIT on many sites are highly reliable and have been proven over many years in the most challenging environments.

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Managing work performed by contractors with IntelliPERMIT

Managing work performed by contractors with IntelliPERMIT

IntelliPERMIT allows you to effectively manage and monitor the work performed by contractors and work teams on site. The system ensures that contractors are only issued permits to work to perform activities and in areas for which they are specifically authorised.

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Why is a computer based permit system better than paper?

Why is a computer based permit system better than paper?

IntelliPERMIT is not a computer based replica of a paper-based permit system. Intelligent safety rules, enforced system controls, auditability, visibility etc. are all enhanced over paper-based systems and represent a step change in safety integrity and reliability.

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A Winning Start to your Permit To Work Project

A Winning Start to your Permit To Work Project

A permit to work system touches many functions; production, safety, maintenance, people and information technology. Getting all of these stakeholders aligned to a common goal is essential for a successful implementation of IntelliPERMIT.

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Unified Shutdown Planning with Permits

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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