An organized method which authorizes specificactivity such asConstruction, Maintenance, Inspectionor Repair in areas identified bymanagement as restricted and which represent a potential Hazard to company operations, personnel or equipment (HAZARD means Danger)
AIM OF THE WORKPERMIT SYSTEM
AUTHORIZATION-of Specific Work,in aSpecificLocation,insideRestricted Areas
SAFETY – provide aSafe Work Locationbyidentification and elimination of Hazardsand listsMinimum Precautionsfor workingSafely
COMMUNICATIONS – awareness
RECORD KEEPING – provides an official record of events and agreements
ACCESS CONTROL – limits personnel in HazardousAreas
WORK PERMIT SYSTEMBASIC TERMS
AREAS WHERE HYDROCARBONS,FLAMMABLELIQUIDS,GASES OR OXIDIZING AGENTS,AREHANDLED,STORED, PIPED OR PROCESSED,INSIGNIFICANT QUANTITIES.
WITHIN200 FEETOFPOWER LINES.
AREAS OR ACTIVITIES WHICH HAVE BEENDESIGNATED,BY A DEPARTMENT MANAGER.