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.
Who Will Benefit
Anyone who is required to issue a Hot Work Permit on an RTIO site.
- Deﬁne hot work and HWP areas
- 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
Participants must complete all site and area speciﬁc training before they can issue a Hot Work Permit.
On successful completion of the course participants will receive a Hot Work Permit Card.
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.
Note: Participants must complete the Rio Tinto Iron Ore Essentials for Site and Basic Fire training course before they can attend the Hot Work Permit course.
- Participants must bring identiﬁcation
- Minimum dress standard - neat casual, enclosed footwear and no singlets
- A completed Training Request Form is required prior to or on the day of the course, to ensure participants are issued their cards.
Non-attendance or cancellation within two working days, will incur full cost in Perth and Karratha.
Last updated: 14 January, 2014