This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?
Do I need a Permit to Work?
Does task/activity involve an isolation or hazardous activity?
You do not need a Permit to Work, however a Risk Assessment should be completed and a Method Statement produced with appropriate control methods used. Hazardous Activity
You may need a Permit to Work.
Hot work Confined space Entry to hazardous area Working at height/roofs Use of cranes Excavations Asbestos Impact on critical areas
Is it a Fire Alarm system? No Yes Is the isolation simple ie. Local, of minimum risk or no secondary impact.
You need a Permit to Work.
You do not need a Permit to Work, however, a Risk Assessment should be completed and a Method Statement produced with appropriate means of isolation and lock off used.
Familiarise yourself with the Permit to Work Procedure
You need a Permit to Work.
Print the Permit Request Form: Permit to Work Request
It is possible to “fast track” a Fire Alarm PTW in urgent or unforeseen circumstances
Attach Risk Assessment and Method Statement
Send to appropriate data base Manager with 10 working days notice.
If relevant paperwork and documentation not complete, then request will be returned.
If complete, data base Manager will enter info onto the database and pass the request and blank Permit to the relevant “Authorised Person(s)”. If the intended isolation will have an impact outside of the “footprint” of the refurbishment, the “Authorised Person” will adopt the “Notification of Service Isolation Procedure”
“Authorised Person(s)” inspects documentation is relevant.
“Authorised Person” will process the Permit. The “Contract Administrator” and the “Competent Person” will sign for receipt of the Permit.
If work not complete, the “Contract Administrator” must ask the “Authorised Person” for a time extension.
“Authorised Person” will notify the relevant “Building Administrator” or “Superintendent” of isolation giving 5 days notice using the official form.
Work completed within timescale?
Building Administrator or Superintendant approval? No Yes “Authorised Person” will arrange for any alternative supplies, if necessary.
The “Competent Person” will sign the “Handback” declaration section and return it to the Contract Administrator along with all relevant documentation.
The “Contract Administrator” will then sign the “Handback” section and pass the completed Permit to Work to the data base Manager along with all relevant documentation.
The data base manager will inform all relevant “Authorised Persons” that the PTW is complete.
Permit Cancelled by data base Manager
Data base Manager ensures that all documentation is scanned for future reference.
I:\Operations\Maintenance Services\_share\Permit to Work\Forms & Procedures\PERMIT TO WORK flow chart.doc Date modified: 1st March 2010