Rio Tinto Iron Ore Hot Work Permit
Hot Work is a term used to describe heat producing operations such as welding, flame cutting and grinding.
A Hot Work Permit (HWP) needs to be issued prior to commencing hot work tasks and relates only to the designated locations stipulated on the permit.
**NB: This course is only available for companies and organisations contracted to RTIO**
Anyone who is required to issue a Hot Work Permit on a RTIO site.
- Define hot work
- Define hot work permit areas
- Identify the relevant IronSafe Hot Work Standard
- Describe how hot work is managed
- Identify the Risk Management process prior to raising a Hot Work Permit
- Describe the process for raising and cancelling a Hot Work Permit
Note: Participants must complete the three hour Fire Training course before they can attend the Hot Work Permit course. Both courses can be completed on the same day.
This course covers the theory component of issuing a HWP. Participants must complete all site and area specific inductions before they can issue a HWP for that area.
On successful completion of the course participants will receive a Hot Work Permit Card.
A completed Training Request Form is required prior to or on the day of the induction, to ensure participants are issued their cards. Training can be conducted at client sites and Training Request Forms must be supplied for all inductions.
Participants are required to have sufficient numeracy and literacy skills to read and comprehend instruction. Special language, literacy and numeracy requirements should be advised at the time of booking.
- Participants must bring identification
- Minimum dress standard - neat casual, enclosed footwear and no singlets
Perth and Karratha - Non-attendance or cancellation within two working days, will incur full cost.
Last updated: 5 November, 2012