Hot Work Procedure

Hot Work Procedure

This hot work procedure template can assist your business comply with ISO 45001, OH&S Management Systems clauses:

  • 6.1.2. Hazard Identification and Assessment of Risks and Opportunities.
  • 8.1.2. Eliminating hazards and reducing OH&S risks.


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What is Hot Work?

Hot work is a general term used to describe any type of work that involves high temperatures. Hot work can be divided into two main categories: welding and cutting.

Welding is a process of joining two pieces of metal together using heat while cutting is a process of using heat to remove metal from a workpiece. Typically, how work is any work that may create an ignition source, including grinding, welding, thermal or oxy cutting or heating, brazing and other related heat producing or spark producing operations.

What is Hot Work Procedure?

A hot work procedure is a written document that provides practical guidance on the control of risk in work areas that are associated with hot work. This may include welding, naked flame work, spark-producing work and equipment, vehicles and electrical equipment in hazardous areas.

The procedure is designed to protect employees from the hazards associated with hot work operations.

Contents of this Procedure

Hot Work Procedure

  • Approval.
  • Purpose.
  • Scope.
  • Terms and Definitions.
  • Roles and Responsibilities.
  • Procedures.
  • Hot Work Precautions and Combustible Materials.
  • Hot Work Permits.
  • Competencies Required.
  • Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Prohibited and Restricted Hot Work.
  • Welding, Cutting and Heating Safety Precautions.
  • Fire Prevention and Protection.
  • Fire Extinguishing and Fire Watch.
  • Gas Testing.
  • Welding in a Hazardous Location.
  • Welding Drums and Tanks.
  • Fumes in Confined Spaces.
  • Elevated Positions.
  • Related Procedures, Forms and Documents.
  • Review Criteria.
  • Record Management.
  • References.

Why Choose to Buy this Hot Work Procedure

  • This 11-page procedure can assist you control the risks in the workplace that are associated with hot work.
  • The procedure can be applied to all personnel, including contractors and site visitors, so work can be carried out safely in areas where flammable gases, dusts or hot metal products are present.

After purchasing this template you will be able to:

  • Very easily edit and customize the template to create your own procedure.
  • Apply your own style, format and brand to the procedure.
  • Use it in any industry or sector regardless of the size or type of organization.

Availability and Use of this Hot Work Procedure

  • This procedure is accessible to you right now by clicking the ‘Buy Now’ button.
  • The procedure will be delivered to you in fully editable Microsoft Word format for immediate and full use in your business.
  • There are no subscriptions, contracts or ongoing costs.

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