Training Courses

Permit to Work Awareness

Course Length

1/2 Day

Course Overview

The aim of this course is to educate delegates in the function of a permit to work system its purpose and implementation and where it is positioned within an organisations safe system of work. The different types of control required and various levels of required communication.


  • An overview of the current legislation including guidance document.
  • Types of hazardous undertakings and processes that require a permit.
  • Responsibility and authorisation.
  • Assessing hazards.
  • Specific controls.
  • Conflicting activities.
  • Interaction of a risk assessment and a permit to work system.
  • Isolations, handover, hand back and suspension.
  • Case history into permit failure and lessons learned.


  • Photo ID
  • PPE to include hard hat with chin strap, safety glasses, coveralls, gloves and boots


A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion.


Esk Offshore Ltd
Unit 3
Spurryhillock Ind Estate
Broomhill Road
AB39 2NH


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