Hot Work Permit Guidelines

4 Hot Work Permit Guidelines Table of Contents Directory of Service and Emergency Providers 3 Non-discrimination Statement 3 A. Introduction 5 B. Who’s involved in the Hot Work Permit process? 6 C. What is the process for obtaining a Hot Work Permit? 7 D. What safety measures are required by the Hot Work Permit? 8 The 35-Foot Rule 8 Fire Detection and Suppression 8 Fire Watch 8 General Guidelines 8 E. Is a Hot Work Permit always required? 10 Designated Hot Work Rooms 10 Operations Not Requiring a Hot Work Permit 10 F. Are there any situations when hot work is not allowed? 12 Non-permissible Hot Work Situations 12 G. What hot work safety training is required? 13 EH&S Training 13 Departmental Training 13 H. Are there hot work requirements for contractors? 14 Do you have hot work related questions? 14 I. Hot Work Fire Facts 15