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Health and Safety

Executive

MAINTENANCE ENGINEERING,
WORK ORDER WORK REQUEST CONSTRUCTION
Including HAZOP, Including HAZOP,
discipline studies. safety studies.

DEFINE PARAMETERS OF TASK


Determine exactly what the task will involve.
Identify the competencies required to
assess the risks and perform the task.

CATEGORISE TASK
Review task and identify what task
risk assessment is required.

TASK OUTSIDE
PREVIOUSLY SCOPE OF PERMIT
ASSESSED TASK SYSTEM
NEW TASK
Any task not previously performed
or assessed.

REVIEW EXISTING
ASSESSMENT

TASK RISK ASSESSMENT


Identify hazards, controls.
Review residential risks.

AGREEMENT TO PROCEED? NO STOP

YES

CHANGES TO
WORK SCOPE
OR WORK IMPLEMENT CONTROLS
EXPERIENCE NO

PERMIT ISSUED AND ACCEPTED?

YES

UNDERTAKE TASK

Figure 2 Flow diagram illustrating work planning and risk assessment procedures

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