Protecting Yourself with Proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
A large part of keeping the job site safe is protecting yourself and your fellow workers. All personnel exposed to hazards created by hot work operations need to be protected and shielded head to toe by PPE. Keep reading for critical pieces of PPE necessary to protect yourself. Auto-Dimming Helmet Helmets with an auto-dimming feature…Read More
Hot Work Tools and Equipment
Several tools are used in hot work-related activities in order to enhance safety. Each of them needs to be defect-free and in optimal operating order before a project begins. Keep reading to learn more about hot work tools and equipment and how to keep them in a safe working condition. Various Tools for Different Types…Read More
Recognizing and Mitigating Potential Hazards
When hot work is introduced to a job site, hazards are sure to come with it. Although some hazardous materials serve a functional purpose in completing tasks, they cannot be in the area when hot work is taking place. According to the hazard alert, “between 2005 and 2015, there were 85 deaths from fires or…Read More
What is a Hot Work Permit?
Hot work permits are issued to job sites for a certain period after the fire marshal, safety engineer, or maintenance manager has verified that all safety precautions have been taken at a job site. Continue reading for more information on preparing for and obtaining a hot work permit. What is hot work? Hot work is…Read More
What is Hot Work?
Hot work, simply put, is welding, cutting, and heating that involves fire or spark-producing tools. It has inherent dangers which are amplified in job sites like oil rigs with flammable materials nearby. Read more to understand what hot work is and how to avoid some of the risks that come with it. Common Types Hot…Read More