Friday, 30 December 2016

Hot work permit

Hot work permit (1910.119 (k) 
bulletWhat the regulation says:
(k)(1) The employer shall issue a hot work permit for hot work operations conducted on or near a covered process.
(k)(2) The permit shall document that the fire prevention and protection requirements in 29 CFR 1910.252(a) have been implemented prior to beginning the hot work operations; it shall indicate the date(s) authorized for hot work; and identify the object on which hot work is to be performed. The permit shall be kept on file until completion of the hot work operations.
bulletWhat it means:
bulletRequires employers to control, in a consistent manner, non-routine work conducted in process areas. Concerns are associated with hot work operations associated with welding and cutting in process areas.  
bulletAssure that contractor follow procedures
bulletAssure that only authorized personnel can issue  

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