PERMITS TO WORK

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PERMITS TO WORK

NEEDING PERMITS TO WORK?

The permits to work (permit to acquire qld) and gas testing training package is intended for new and experienced employees who must perform atmospheric gas testing, carry out a hazard analysis, and issue work permits (permits to work) in the infrastructure and resource industries for the permit to acquire in qld.

To ensure you have the correct permit to acquire in qld (permits to work), this course set (permits to work & gas testing atmospheres) is necessary for a variety of jobs, including those requiring engineers, risk managers, mine managers, cable installers, transport workers, and safety observers/stand-by workers.

As part of a larger process, such as identifying and requesting the permits to work (or a permit to acquire qld) necessary for the work activity to be done, conducting a hazard analysis that may be required of persons working alone or in a team is covered in this course set.

Permits to work (permit to acquire qld) and gas testing training is a nationally recognised unit will help you to develop the skills and knowledge to be able to identify and issue appropriate permits to work for persons conducting a variety of activities in a workplace in which hazards exist or specific procedures need to be followed and monitored.

You will learn how to review work conditions and tasks, examine sites to determine hazards and safety requirements relating to types of permits to acquire in qld, site environment and then to determine the appropriate hazard control, and understand and identify HAZCHEM markings. 

You will learn to select and ensure appropriate permits are given and the correct conditions for the permits to work, and then raise, authorise and issue the permits.

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PERMITS TO WORK

UNIT(S) BEING DELIVERED

The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in the permits to work & gas test atmospheres course.

The certificate will be issued by  Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.

  • MSMWHS201 – Conduct hazard analysis
  • MSMWHS217 – Gas test atmospheres
  • MSMPER300 – Issue work permits

To view full unit details please visit training.gov.au

PROVIDER OF TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT

Training and assessment delivered on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909

Please click this link to view the Allens Training Pty Ltd Student Handbook for this course.

A Training can also be found on the findtraining.com.au website.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION PRIOR TO ENROLMENT

The fee for the Permits to Work & Gast Test Atmospheres Course is $270 (GST free) per person – book with a group to receive a discount

For group/company bookings, please contact us for a free quote on 1300 707 677

Refund and fee protection policy, including cooling-off period – please refer to the Student Handbook

Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.

  • OPTION 1:  Face to Face – 10 hours (minimum) full face to face course
  • OPTION 2Refresher training – 6 hours (minimum) face to face course – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to provide previous current certificates (issued within previous 3-year period) and are currently working in relevant operational roles and have substantial experience in this field as part of their role in the workplace.

Important information regarding course durations:

The duration of Permits to Work and Gas Test Atmospheres Course mentioned above, are reflective of group sizes of between 4 and 15 participants.

If there are less students in a group, you may find course duration reduced by a maximum of 10%.

If a class size exceeds 15 participants it may therefore also be necessary to increase course duration depending on the number of participants.

The Permits to Work & Gast Test Atmospheres Course will be delivered in the workplace or at A Training’s training facility.

An individual undertaking the permit to work course with Allens Training Pty Ltd will need to demonstrate the following to be eligible for entry:

  • Visual acuity to read the gas test results directly from gas testing meters
  • Protective footwear/safety shoes and comfortable/practical clothing must be provided by the student and worn during the practical sessions and assessment
  • Language, literacy and numeracy requirements – students must be able to read and correctly interpret required documentation relevant to gas testing, conducting a risk assessment and issuing permits, speak clearly and unambiguously in English, explain, describe and verify sometimes complex needs and issues as well as understand the permit requirements. Writing is required to the level of completing workplace forms and producing any required reports. Numeracy is required to the level of being able to correctly differentiate between high and low pressures and temperatures, voltages or masses and interpret gas test/monitoring results.

Individuals undertaking the Permits to Work & Gast Test Atmospheres Course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.  These are detailed in the sections following.

The units have the following recommended renewal periods for the Permits to Work & Gast Test Atmospheres Course:

UnitPeriod
MSMWHS201 – Conduct hazard analysisNot applicable
MSMWHS217 – Gas test atmospheresNot applicable
MSMPER300 – Issue work permitsNot applicable

No work placement will be required as part of the Permits to Work & Gast Test Atmospheres Course.

Please refer to the Student Handbook for all details relating to your rights and responsibilities.

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WHAT HAPPENS AT THE COURSE?

Delivery of course information and learning activities.

Performance tasks:

  • Respond to the two (2) simulated scenarios as selected by your assessor to:
    • Complete two (2) JSEA/ SWMS and a Hot Work permit, identifying hazards, assessing the risks, and implementing appropriate control measures 
    • Select and calibrate the gas testing equipment in accordance with workplace procedures
    • Test and monitor the atmosphere for harmful elements according to procedures
    • Interpret record and report the results from the atmospheric testing according to Permit and procedures
    • Raise and issue a work permit and monitor work for compliance
    • Receive an end of day report and close the work permit after checking the work undertaken and the work site satisfied permit conditions
  • During the above, the candidate must:
    • Implement the requirements, procedures and techniques for gas testing
    • Speak clearly and unambiguously in the language of the worksite and work effectively with others to raise and issue a permit
  • Complete the tasks in line with Federal, State/Territory regulations, confined space codes of practice, and other Australian national workplace or site procedures.

Documentation – The student must complete all documentation according to the required standard:

  • two (2) risk assessments
  • Hot Work Permit

Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of short-answer and multiple-choice questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.

NEED A PERMITS TO WORK REFRESHER?

PERMITS TO WORK REFRESHER NEEDED?

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There is no pre-course study required for the Permits to Work & Gast Test Atmospheres Course.

A permit issuer (also known as a permit to work issuer) is an individual who has been trained and authorized to issue permits to work (permit to acquire qld) in hazardous areas, such as confined spaces, where there is a risk of injury or harm. The permit issuer is responsible for verifying that all necessary safety measures have been put in place before any work is carried out and ensuring that the permit is valid for the duration of the work.

Our gas testing course typically covers the skills and knowledge needed to safely conduct gas testing and issue permits to work in areas where hazardous gases may be present. The course covers topics such as:

  1. Gas testing techniques: The course covers different gas testing techniques and equipment, such as portable gas detectors, fixed gas detection systems, and colorimetric tubes.
  2. Gas hazards: The course will cover the different types of gases that can be present in a work area and the risks they pose to workers.
  3. Gas safety regulations: The course will cover relevant safety regulations and standards for gas testing, such as WHS regulations and industry-specific standards.
  4. Permit to work: The course will cover the process for issuing permits to work in hazardous areas, including the necessary safety checks and risk assessments.
  5. Emergency procedures: The course will cover the procedures for responding to emergencies, such as gas leaks or explosions.

Overall, the gas test and permit issuer course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure that work is carried out safely in hazardous areas (permit to acquire qld). The course will typically involve a combination of theoretical and practical training, including hands-on experience with gas testing equipment and issuing permits to work.

Our permits to work training course is a nationally recognised unit of competency and develops the skills and knowledge required to understand and be competent to issue work permits and the work permit system, know the limitations of each permit, make decisions about the need for and correct use of each permit. The unit of competency covers the issue of a permit covering a single plant or plant area in an operator’s scope of responsibility. The qualification is suitable for personnel who are responsible for issuing work permits in a variety of work situations in which hazards and/or specific work procedures must be followed.

This skill set will help you to develop the skills and knowledge to be able to identify and issue appropriate permits to work and gas test atmospheres for persons conducting a variety of activities in a workplace in which hazards exist or specific procedures need to be followed and monitored.

You will learn about conducting and interpreting gas tests for contaminants and other hazards, covering atmospheric hazards (including explosive limits), flammability, toxicity, temperature, humidity, combustibles, oxygen – enriched or reduced (depletion).

WHS compliance is law, so you will learn to monitor compliance and permit conditions, and how to report non-compliance including indiscretions or violations and learn how to revoke permits to work if necessary.

You will also learn how to handle the permit process in shift handovers and withdrawing and signing-off permits to work on completion of the job.

The content of a permit issuer (permit to work or permit to acquire Qld) and gas test course may vary depending on the specific industry, regulatory requirements, and the level of expertise required. However, the following topics are to be covered in our comprehensive course:

  1. Introduction to gas testing and permit to work systems: This will include an overview of the roles and responsibilities of permit issuers and gas testers, as well as an explanation of why these systems are important for maintaining safety in hazardous work environments – permit to acquire Qld.
  2. Gas testing equipment: This includes an overview of the types of gas testing equipment commonly used in the industry, including handheld detectors, fixed gas monitoring systems, and colorimetric tubes. The course will also cover the principles of gas detection, calibration, and maintenance of gas testing equipment.
  3. Gas hazards: This includes an overview of the types of gases that can be present in a hazardous work environments, such as oxygen-deficient atmospheres, flammable gases, and toxic gases. The course will cover the properties of these gases, their health effects, and how to recognize their presence.
  4. Risk assessments and safe systems of work: This includes an explanation of the importance of risk assessments in identifying potential hazards and establishing safe systems of work. Our course covers how to conduct a risk assessment, which permit to acquire qld, including identifying the risks associated with different types of work activities and how to mitigate them.
  5. Permit to work systems: This will include an overview of the different types of permit to work systems (permit to acquire Qld) used in different industries, such as hot work permits, confined space permits, and electrical isolation permits. The course covers the elements of a permit to work, including the responsibilities of permit issuers and authorized personnel, the process for issuing and cancelling permits, and the use of permit checklists.
  6. Emergency procedures: This includes an overview of the emergency procedures for responding to gas leaks, fires, and other hazards. The course covers the different types of emergency response equipment and procedures, such as gas detectors, breathing apparatus, evacuation plans, and first aid.
  7. Regulatory requirements: This includes an overview of the relevant regulations and standards for gas testing and permit to work systems – permit to acquire Qld, such as WHS regulations and industry-specific standards. The course covers the legal responsibilities of employers and employees with regard to safety in the workplace.

Overall, our comprehensive permit issuer (permit to work) and gas testing atmospheres course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to carry out gas testing and permit to work procedures safely and effectively.

The Permits to Work & Gast Test Atmospheres Course is designed to include both theoretical and practical training, with a focus on hands-on experience with gas testing equipment and the issuance of permits to work – Permit to acquire Qld.

All the pre-requisite units for this course are included in the Permits to Work & Gast Test Atmospheres Course skill set.

•    Own lunch
•    Own transport
•    Must wear suitable clothing and enclosed in footwear
•    Please bring photo identification as needed for your course

•    Tea and coffee facilities
•    Course material
•    Equipment required to complete the training
•    Training conducted by experienced safety specialists
•    Extensive knowledge of relevant legislation
•    Theory and practical training

PERMIT TO WORK FAQ’s (FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS)

In Australia, a permits to work (PTW) is a document that authorizes and controls the work activities that are carried out in hazardous areas or when there is a potential risk of injury or harm to people, equipment, or the environment. The permits to work system is a formal process that ensures that work is only carried out after all necessary safety measures have been taken and appropriate controls are in place to manage any potential hazards.

The purpose of a permits to work system is to establish a safe system of work, reduce the risk of accidents and injuries, and ensure compliance with relevant legal requirements and industry standards. A PTW (permits to work) system typically involves a written document that specifies the nature of work to be carried out, the location of the work, and the time frame for which the permit is valid. The document will also specify the safety measures and procedures that must be followed to ensure the safety of workers, equipment, and the environment.

A PTW (permits to work) system is commonly used in industries such as construction, mining, and oil and gas exploration, where workers may be exposed to hazardous environments or work activities. The PTW (permits to work) system is typically managed by a permit issuer who is responsible for assessing the risks associated with the work, ensuring that all necessary safety measures are in place, and issuing the permit to work once all safety requirements have been met.

In Australia, the requirements for a PTW (permits to work) system are set out in the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations 2011, which provide guidelines for the management of workplace health and safety. The regulations specify the roles and responsibilities of workers, employers, and permit issuers in the PTW (permits to work) system, as well as the processes for issuing and cancelling permits to work.

In the context of workplace safety, PTW stands for “Permits to Work”. A permits to work is a formal written document (permit to acquire qld) that authorizes and controls work activities that are carried out in hazardous areas or where there is a potential risk of injury or harm to people, equipment, or the environment.

The purpose of a permits to work system is to establish a safe system of work, reduce the risk of accidents and injuries, and ensure compliance with relevant legal requirements and industry standards. The permits to work system typically involves a written document that specifies the nature of work to be carried out, the location of the work, and the time frame for which the permit is valid. The document will also specify the safety measures and procedures that must be followed to ensure the safety of workers, equipment, and the environment.

In many industries, such as construction, mining, and oil and gas exploration, workers may be exposed to hazardous environments or work activities. In these industries, the permits to work system is an essential safety measure that helps to manage the risks associated with the work. The PTW (permits to work) system is typically managed by a permit issuer who is responsible for assessing the risks associated with the work, ensuring that all necessary safety measures are in place, and issuing the permits to work once all safety requirements have been met.

A permit to acquire qld, is a work permit or a formal written document that authorizes and controls work activities that are carried out in hazardous areas or where there is a potential risk of injury or harm to people, equipment, or the environment. The following are four things that should be included in a permits to work:

  1. Nature of work: A clear and detailed description of the work that is to be carried out, including the equipment and materials that will be used.
  2. Location of work: The specific location where the work will be carried out, including any hazardous areas or conditions that may be present.
  3. Timeframe for the permit: The start and end dates for the permits to work, including any specific hours of the day when the work can be carried out.
  4. Safety measures and procedures: A list of safety measures and procedures that must be followed to ensure the safety of workers, equipment, and the environment, including personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements, isolation procedures, emergency procedures, and any other relevant safety protocols.

Additionally, a work permit should also include the name of the person who issued the work permit and the name of the person who is responsible for the work being carried out. It is important that the work permit is reviewed and signed by all parties involved to ensure that everyone understands the scope of the work and the safety requirements that must be followed.

Here are some examples of work permits:

  1. Hot Work Permit: A hot work permit is issued for any work that involves the use of fire or generates heat or sparks, such as welding, cutting, or grinding. The permits to work for hot works outlines the specific safety measures that must be taken to prevent fires or explosions and protect workers, equipment, and the environment.
  2. Confined Space Entry Permit: A confined space entry permit is issued for any work that involves entering a confined space, such as a tank, vessel, or pipeline. The permits to work for confined space entry outlines the specific safety measures that must be taken to ensure the safety of workers and prevent hazards such as suffocation, toxic exposure, or entrapment.
  3. Electrical Permit: An electrical permit is issued for any work that involves electrical equipment, wiring, or installations. The permits to work for electrical works outlines the specific safety measures that must be taken to prevent electrical shock or fire and protect workers, equipment, and the environment.
  4. Excavation Permit: An excavation permit is issued for any work that involves digging, excavating, or trenching. The permits to work for excavation outlines the specific safety measures that must be taken to prevent cave-ins, collapses, or other excavation-related hazards and protect workers, equipment, and the environment.

These are just a few examples of work permits. Other types of permits to work may be required depending on the specific nature of the work and the hazards involved.

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