Permit To Work Systems

Course Content

The aim of the course is to provide delegates with a greater understanding of Permit to Work Systems. It is also the aim to ensure that Managers, Supervisors and others who work or may work or control work under a permit to work (PTW) understand the Health & Safety responsibilities inherent in such hazardous work.

Knowledge of the delegates own working environment would be desirable, but not essential.

The course is of 1 day in duration.

Optimum Number:
Maximum of 8 delegates per course.

Training Aids:
T.V., Video, PowerPoint, OHP, Information hand-outs.

There is an optional assessment.


Course Syllabus

  • Legal requirements for a permit
  • HASAWA S2 (2a) Safe System of Work
  • Factories Act Sections 27, 30, 31 and 34
  • Electricity At Work Regulations 1989
  • Safe Work in Confined Spaces Regulations 1997
  • Plant to be worked on – Precautions prior to work commencing
  • Formal recording at various stages of systems
  • Risk assessment
  • Method statement
  • Types of permits
  • Review of permits
  • Issue and acceptance
  • Plan, organise, implement, manage, monitor, review and document the work and its progress from the safety perspective.
  • Case studies

Dates available on request.



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