Many businesses rely on maintaining a safe working environment, but the permit to work management process can often be complicated and time-consuming.
If you have contractors coming to site and conducting work activities, there are a range of common situations where a job activity could be a high risk task. The nature of work for a returning contractor could change day to day, job to job. They may be doing low risk work 4 days straight but on the 5 day, the task now involves something that would be considered a high risk task. This is where a permit to work might be needed.
We've compiled a list of five must have software forms that can help streamline your permit to work system for increased efficiency and safety, especially for 5 of the most common high risk work types. Let's get into it!
Confined Space Permit to Work Form
A confined space permit is required for job tasks that involve an enclosed or partially enclosed work space that is not designed or intended primarily to be occupied by a person or is likely to be a risk to health and safety due to hazards and conditions such as safe oxygen levels contaminants, gases, vapours dusts or other hazardous conditions that may cause injury.
A LV and HV Electrical Permit to Work will cover high risk electrical works that range from LV to HV. Areas such as switching operations, creating an exclusion zone, creating a switching program that has been developed and peer reviewed, electrical hazard identification and controls and electrical isolations.