Friday, July 1, 2022

Permit To Work System-PowerPoint Training

What is Permit To Work System

  1. The PTW system is a formal written procedure used to control access and activities of personnel in the construction
  2. To ensure the safety of personnel and to prevent damage to equipment
  3. It is also a means of communication between site management, supervisors, and operators, who carry out the work PTW normally implemented in work activities near or inside the operating facilities, there's Buried or close to the operational device, or wherein the clients assume that PTW is deemed important or near operational system or where the clients think that PTW is deemed necessary

How is work controlled within the Permit?

  1. To Work, SystemWork is controlled by following various steps detailed in the permit to work procedures and by using special documents called WORK PERMIT.
  2. Work permits are not simple permission to carry out work, but they determine how the work can be carried out safely.

Types of Permit To Work

  1. Hot Work Permit
  2. Confined Space Entry Permit
  3. Electrical Permit (Energizing and Deenergizing)
  4. Excavation Permit
  5. Radiography Permit
  6. Crane Critical Lifts Man-basket Operation
  7. Cold Work Permit

Hot Work Permit

Classified as any sort of work which involves real or ability resources of ignition and which is accomplished in a place where there can be a risk of fire or Explosion, or which contain the emission of toxic fumes from the utility of heat.

Confined Space Entry Permit

Is generally used to specify the precautions to be taken to get rid of the hazards of risky fumes, gases liquids, or solids of loss of oxygen, dangerous residues radiation, or transferring machinery from confined space or any other source before a person is permitted to enter a confined space.

Electrical Permit (Including Energizing and De-energizing)

Is normally used to cover any work on electrical equipment and precautions to be taken to eliminate the risk of electric shock/electrocution to people carrying out the work or damage to property

Excavation Permit

  1. Is required for any work to be carried out where existing lines or services may be buried or encountered.
  2. Any excavation deeper than 0.3-meter Excavation activities near existing structures (i.e. Electrical posts, buildings, Permanent Equipment, etc…)
  3. For excavation activities in an area classified as a safe area for excavation, a blanket permit may be requested for a long duration of time

Radiography Permit

Is normally used to cover industrial radiography – safe working practices and precautions to be taken to eliminate the risk associated with radioactive sources.

Crane Critical Lifts Permit

  1. A permit is needed when lifting requires Rigging Study;
  2. Load is 40 Tones and above Crane, lifts are performed in a “High-Risk Environment”
  3. Load is too big/wide to be lifted
  4. Lifting where 2 or more cranes are required

Man-Basket Operation

  1. Before the use of any man-basket suspended from a crane for hoisting personnel, the highest level of Project management must determine and be sure that conventional means are more 
  2. Dangerous or impossible due to structural layout or worksite conditions, approval has to be signed.
  3. A trial lift is required before the actual riding of personnel inside the basket to make sure that the operator can safely position the man basket in the intended location

Permit Issuer Responsibilities

  1. In the case of an operational plant, the Company normally has its permit system. 
  2. The manager of the affected section of the plant or his specified consultant shall be the permitted provider.
  3. In a non-operational area where existing facilities are already in place, The Contractor Area Construction Managers or Company Section head shall be the issuers of the permits.
  4. The Issuer has the sole authority to issue the permit.
  5. The Issuer shall be fully aware of site conditions, the type of work to be carried out, and all the requirements stated in the permit.
  6. The Issuer shall conduct an onsite inspection jointly together with the Receiver to make sure that website situations are secure to permit the paintings and that all necessities stated in the allow are applied earlier than the issuance of the permit.
  7. The Issuer shall conduct an onsite inspection together collectively with the Receiver to ensure that site conditions are safe to permit the work and that all necessities stated inside the allow are implemented earlier than the issuance of the allow.
  8. The Issuer shall withhold the issuance of the permit if the requirements are not met, or site conditions are not safe for the work to carry out.

Permit Issuer Responsibilities

  1. The Issuer shall, if noticing the presence of any other potential hazards, risks that may jeopardize the safety of the worker, tools, or equipment advice the Receiver of appropriate countermeasures to be taken.
  2. The Issuer shall ensure that all required safety monitoring measurements are properly done and so stated in the permit.
  3. The Issuer shall ensure all personnel involved in the work are fully aware of Emergency procedures.
  4. Once informed the work is completed, the Issuer shall visit the site jointly with the Receiver to ensure that the work is ceased and the site is kept clean and tidy without any smoldering existing.
  5. Task supervisors who are directly responsible for the work stated in the permit shall be the Receiver of the Permit. He shall define the job to be done, the exact location, and the nature of the work. Also to ensure that the situations at the allow are met incomplete
  6. The Receiver shall be fully aware of all requirements stated in the permit and comply with them at all times.
  7. The Receiver shall fully brief the work crew to ensure that requirements are clearly understood by the crew under his supervision.
  8. The Receiver shall ensure the work is performed by the conditions specified in the permit. He shall continue to be on the work website to supervise the work.
  9. The Receiver shall ensure that under no circumstances shall by his discretion or his crew change the original scope of the work, which is described in the permit.

Permit Receiver Responsibilities

  1. The Receiver shall request a new permit in the event a change in the scope of the work becomes necessary.
  2. Whenever website situations are notably changed, the Receiver shall right away forestall the paintings and tell the Issuer of the change for similarly training from him.
  3. Upon the occurrence of an emergency, the Receiver shall immediately stop the work and shut down all equipment.
  4. The Receiver shall report the completion of the work or the expiration of the validity of the permit to the Issuer and ensure that the site is kept clean and tidy without any smoldering/ignition sources.
  5. If the work in progress requires extending the validity stated in the permit, the Receiver shall suspend the work and request the issuance of the new permit.

HSE Permit Coordinator Responsibilities

  1. The HSE Permit Coordinator detailed with the aid of Area Construction Managers is answerable for the everyday coordination of the painting permits.
  2. He is responsible for full clerical control of the system including retention of the closed-out Work Permits for one month.
  3. Has the full overview of the planned, open, and suspended work permits on visual display in his permit to work office.

Operational Procedures for the Work Permit System

  1. A Work Permit consists of a hard and fast of three pages. The White page shall be kept by using the Receiver and stored on the work location, the Yellow page will be kept via the Issuer and the Green web page will be stored by using the HSE Permit Coordinator.
  2. The description of the work shall be a precise statement of the planned activity, and the location of the work by identification of the area or equipment to be worked upon. Broad scopes of labor of a preferred nature aren't appropriate.
  3. Method Statements, Risk Assessments, and/or Job Safety Analyses will be produced for important sports and shall be connected to and shape part of the allow. Such extra documentation will be attached to the unique Permit.
  4. Where additional Permits or Certificates are required, they will be attached to and form part of the Permit to Work.
  5. The Receiver shall produce the permit to the Contractor responsible personnel for the work requested in the permit for review and verification by 15:00 hours a day before the commencement of the activity/work.
  6. As rapidly as the assessment & verification were made, the PTW Receiver shall deliver the verified allow to the HSE Permit Coordinator.
  7. As soon as the assessment and verification had been made, the Receiver shall deliver the verified permit to the HSE Permit Coordinator.
  8. The HSE Permit Coordinator shall scrutinize the allow together with safety precautions and requirements stated inside the permit and deliver it to the Receiver.
  9. The HSE Permit Coordinator must consult HSE personnel for expert advice or hints required to paint appropriately.
  10. The Receiver shall bring the permit to the Issuer who shall review the permit to ensure that all required safety precautionary measures are stated and authorize the permit.
  11. On the day of the work, the Issuer the person together with the Receiver shall go to the site to ensure that all requirements in the permit are met And give up the allow to the Receiver
  12. Issuance of the permit to the Receiver in the office shall not take place.
  13. Upon receipt of the permit from the Issuer, the Receiver can commence the work.
  14. When no further work is to take place under a permit, the Receiver shall sign off and return the permit to the Issuer to close the permit.
  15. Upon receipt of the permit, the Issuer, and the Receiver shall inspect the work site to ensure that no smoldering is present, the work site is clean and tidy and equipment is left in a safe and hazard/risk-free condition.
  16. The issuer shall return the invalid PTW to the health safety and environmental Permit Coordinator for file.

Revalidation of the Permit

  1. When the work calls for an extension of the permit, the Receiver shall suspend the work and request an extension of the validity to the Issuer.
  2. The Issuer is responsible for ensuring that all precautions and requirements are still in place and the conditions in the work site are maintained safely for personnel and equipment.
  3. If the issuer agrees to extend the permit he shall define the time of the expiry and sign in the permit to authorize the extension.
  4. The Receiver returns the extended permit to the work site and resumes the work.

Emergency Situation

  1. When an emergency, such as a fire incident, Toxic Gas Release, or Natural calamity has taken place the Receiver shall immediately stop all work and shut down all equipment.
  2. All permits shall be nullified and no work shall be resumed unless new permits have been issued by the Issuer.
  3. Before the issuance of a new permit, the Issuer shall visit the work site to ensure that there is no imminent hazard/risk present and that the work site is safe for work.


  1. The Permit to Work is designed to provide a safe system of work that can be applied to works identified under perceived risks.
  2. This shall be applied to the Contractor controlled Construction activities on the Project.
  3. Permit requirements for activities other than those mentioned in this procedure will be re-evaluated especially for potentially hazardous activities where an extra degree of work control is felt to be appropriate.

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