|Document ID (ISN)||104217|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
||Guidance on permit-to-work systems - A guide for the petroleum, chemical and allied industries
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2005. vi, 29p. Illus. 26 ref. Price: GBP 8.95.
||This document describes good practice in the use of permit-to-work systems, and as such may be useful to operators using permit-to-work systems as part of a demonstration that risks have been reduced to as low as reasonably practicable (ALARP). The guidance is applicable to the onshore and offshore petroleum industry, onshore chemical and allied industries and other industries where permit-to-work systems are used. Topics addressed: definition of a permit-to-work system; when permit-to-work systems are required; harmonizing roles within permit-to-work systems; responsibilities; training and competence; layout of a permit-to-work; work planning and risk assessment; monitoring, audit and review of permit-to-work systems. Appendices include relevant legal requirements and assessment and monitoring checklists. Replaces the previous edition (CIS 97-1210).
||chemical industry; United Kingdom; permits-to-work; petroleum and natural gas industry; dangerous work
||legal aspects; hazard evaluation; directive; information of personnel; check lists; responsibilities; safety training in industry
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Chemicals, plastics and rubber
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
Industries and occupations
Petroleum and natural gas industry