Permit Procedure

Permit Procedure

This permit 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 a Permit Procedure?

A permit procedure is a written document that is used to ensure that all required permits are completed correctly before work commences.

The intent of a permit procedure is to define the minimum requirements to ensure that permits for designated high-risk works are completed and the work performed under safe, controlled and documented conditions.

Completing a Permit

When completing the permit process an assessment should be undertaken by a manager, supervisor or other authorized person. All relevant information must be made available to the permit authorizer when completing a permit to work.

Permit Procedure

A permit must comply with the following before the ‘permitted work’ can commence:

  • All details on the permit that are relevant to the task are completed.
  • The associated documentation (drawings, JHA, SWMS, checklists, etc) are attached for review by the permit authorizer.
  • The contents of a permit, specifically the permit conditions must be communicated by the permit holder to the work crew to enable consultation and feedback.
  • The permit holder must always ensure that the work crew fully understand the work scope and conditions and then sign onto the permit to confirm this.
  • Once the conditions of a permit are agreed to, the permit holder needs to sign the permit and shall become the responsible person for supervising the permitted work task.

Working Under a Permit

  • The permit holder needs to monitor the permitted work in accordance with the scope of work and the agreed control measures with the understanding that should any conditions change, or any unexpected hazards or risks be identified that work must be stopped and re-assessed.
  • Any changes that affect the validity of a permit should result in the immediate cancelation of the current permit. A new permit should be issued for the work in this circumstance.
  • If permit requirements require the transfer from one permit holder to another, all required signatures on the transferring the permit section need to be completed.

Permit authorizers must ensure by inspection that all works associated with the permit have been completed correctly and that the work area has been reinstated too safe.

Contents of this Permit Procedure

  • Approval.
  • Purpose.
  • Scope.
  • Terms and Definitions.
  • Job Preparation.
  • Task Specific Permits.
  • Issue a Permit to Work.
  • Working under a Permit to Work.
  • Transferring a Permit.
  • Training and Competency.
  • Related Procedures, Forms and Documents.
  • Review Criteria.
  • Record Management.
  • References.

Why Choose to Buy this Permit Procedure

  • This 10-page permit procedure can assist you ensure that permits applicable for designated high-risk works are completed and the work is performed under safe, controlled and within the legal requirements.
  • This permit procedure could also assist you with training personnel on the importance of completing permits correctly.

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 Permit Procedure

  • This permit 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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