Hazard Analysis + Issue Work Permits

HAZARD ANALYSIS + ISSUE WORK PERMITS PROGRAM

DESCRIPTION

This program provides the skills and knowledge to identify the need for work permits, preparations for authorised work, raise and issue work permits and monitor the scope of works.

This program provides the knowledge and skills required to conducting local risk control, contribute to workplace health and safety (WHS) hazard identification and risk assessment to promote the maintenance of WHS.

DURATION

  • 1 day

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

- MSMWHS201 Conduct hazard analysis

This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to conduct a hazard analysis. These are typically called:

  • job safety analysis (JSA)
  • job hazard analysis (JHA)
  • job safety and environmental analysis (JSEA)
  • safe work method statement (SWMS)

This might be done as an independent activity in order to identify hazards and the appropriate hazard controls, or it might be done as part of a broader process, such as identifying and applying for the permits required for a job.

The conducting of a hazard analysis may be required under a safety case, by organisation procedures or simply as being good practice.

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:

1. Define the context for the hazard analysis
2. Identify hazards
3. Assess risks
4. Control risks
5. Monitor and review risk controls

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.

- MSMPER300 Issue work permits

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.

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:

1. Identify need for work permit
2. Ensure job site is prepared for authorised work
3. Raise and issue work permits
4. Monitor work for compliance
5. Receive end of day report
6. Close work permit

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.