Issue Work Permits MSMPER300

Outcome: Nationally recognised statement of attainment

 

Course Duration: 4-6 hours (experience, competency and class size dependent)

Location: Onsite or offsite, statewide

Pre-requisites: MSMWHS201 Conduct Hazard Analysis, must be 16 years of age and possess good language, literacy and numeracy skills

What to bring: USI Number (https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi). Biscuits, tea, coffee and drinks are provided. There are many takeaway food options nearby or feel free to bring your own lunch

PPE requirements: Safety boots, long pants and Hi Vis short/long sleeve shirt.

Unit Descriptor

  • Identify need for work permit

  • Ensure job site is prepared for authorised work

  • Raise and issue work permits

  • Monitor work for compliance

  • Receive end of day report

  • Close work permit

 

Application

This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to issue work permits. It covers an understanding of the permit system and the limitations of each permit, and making decisions regarding the need for and correct use of each permit. This unit includes the issue of any and all permits. Permits are called ‘clearances’ by some organisations.

 

This unit of competency applies to personnel who are required to issue appropriate permits to work to persons conducting a variety of activities in workplace environments in which hazards exist or specific procedures need to be followed and monitored to protect the safety of personnel and the integrity of plant or process.

 

This unit of competency applies to an individual working alone or as part of a team or group and working in liaison with other shift team members and the control room operator, as appropriate.

  • hot work

  • storage tanks, silos, pits, pipes, shafts, ducts, transport vehicles and ships

  • testing as part of issuing a work permit

  • monitoring as part of working under a work permit

  • open areas

  • holding the gas tester by hand

  • lowering the gas tester into a space, e.g. on a line.

 

This unit of competency applies to an individual working alone or as part of a team or group and working in liaison with other shift team members and the control room operator, as appropriate.

 

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

 

 

 
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