This training course will provide all the essential safety information that people who undertake Hot Work require, including preparing and issuing a Hot Work Permit. Hot work can be defined as any operation such as brazing, cutting, welding, grinding, soldering, or torching that can cause sparks or flames.
Aims & Objectives
- The safety of staff.
- The prevention or effective reaction to a fire.
- The safe use of fire extinguishers.
- Enable you to recognize different hot work processes.
- Contribute to the fire risk assessment process.
- Perform a visual safety check on gas cylinder systems.
- Identify potential hot work hazards.
- Complete and issue a Hot Work Permit.
- Prepare an area for hot work.
- Introduce safe hot work practices in your workplace.
- Review contractor operations on site.
- Chemistry, spread and class of fire.
- Fire prevention.
- First aid firefighting equipment.
- Extinguish fires involving clothing.
- 5 key management steps
- Fire Risk Assessments
- Hazards posed by oxygen
- Potential gas hazards on site
- Practical – pre-use checks on cylinder gas systems
- Practical – hot work hazard spotting
- Hot Work Permits
- Pre and post hot work actions
- 10 steps to working safely with gases
- Classroom-based power-point presentation with practical elements and the use of fire extinguishers.
- Is this course for you?
- Are you responsible for issuing Hot Work Permits?.
- Do you undertake hot work on-site?.
- Are you responsible for engaging contractors?
Hot work often arises from construction and/ or maintenance activities. Hot work is work that might generate sufficient heat, sparks or flame to cause a fire. Hot work includes welding, flame cutting, soldering, brazing, grinding and other equipment incorporating a flame, e.g. tar boilers, etc. Hot work can be very dangerous and stringent controls must be in place.