Rio Tinto Iron Ore Hot Work Permit


riotinto-hotwork-permitHot 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.

Learning Outcomes

  • 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.

Course Details

3 hours



Contact AVELING for group rates and availability

Contact AVELING for group rates and availability


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 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.

Cancellation Policy

Non-attendance or cancellation within two working days, will incur full cost in Perth and Karratha.

Contact us

Ph: 08 9379 9999

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Last updated: 5 August, 2014

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