If your work involves high-risk tasks, you’ll need to know the basics of the permit to work system: What is a permit to work? When do you need one? What are the responsibilities of a permit holder? What are the conditions and requirements of a permit?
Our online course gives an overview of the permit to work system and explains how it’s used to identify and control high-risk tasks in accordance with safe work practices. It also outlines the scope, conditions and requirements of eight types of permits to ensure you gain a sound understanding of the safety principles and responsibilities that make the permit system an effective means of safety management.
Please note that this is an awareness course only and that you may need other qualifications before you can undertake the type of high-risk tasks outlined in the course.
Topic 1 – Overview of the permit to work system
Section 1 – Nature of the system
Section 2 – The permit approver
Section 3 – The permit holder
Section 4 – The permit work team
Section 5 – Types of permits
Section 6 – Limitations and requirements
Section 7 – Authority to work
Topic 2 – Hot work permit
Section 1 – Hot work permit
Section 2 – Gas testing for hot work
Topic 3 – Confined space entry permit
Section 1 – Confined space entry permit
Section 2 – Gas testing for confined spaces
Topic 4 – Excavation permit
Section 1 – Excavation permit
Section 2 – Gas testing for excavations
Topic 5 – Working at heights permit
Section 1 – When is a permit needed?
Section 2 – Training requirements
Section 3 – Safety procedures
Topic 6 – Asbestos-containing materials – minor works permit
Section 1 – Managing asbestos-related risks
Section 2 – Scope of the permit
Topic 7 – Electrical permits
Section 1 – Overview of electrical permits
Section 2 – High voltage vicinity permit
Section 3 – Electrical access permit
Section 4 – Sanction to test permit