Hot Work Safety and the Permitting Process
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If you are working on any task that involves flame, high heat or any process that could act as an ignition source then the work you are doing is "Hot work". 20% of fires in industrial facilities were caused by hot work and as many as 30 people die in hot work accidents each year. The property damage caused by hot work is upwards of a quarter of a billion dollars.
This video, "Hot Work Safety and the Permitting Process" illustrates the hazards that are experienced by workers in hot work every day and shows how workers can use the permitting process along with other practices to safety perform these tasks
Main Training Points:
- The hazards of hot work.
- Why a hot work permit is needed.
- The steps of the permitting process.
- How preparation can make hot work safer.
- Guidelines for safe hot work.
- Working in confined spaces.
- and more.