Permits to work


  • specifies the work to be done and 
  • the equipment to be used 
  • specifies the precautions to be taken when performing the task 
  • gives permission for work to start 
  • advises others that work is being performed 
  • provides a check to ensure that all safety considerations have been taken into account, including the validity of permits and certificates and compliance to policies and procedures 
  • provides a checking mechanism that all work has been completed to satisfaction