Hot Work Permit Guidelines

9 Hot Work Permit Guidelines than hot work whenever possible. • Hot work should be performed in designated hot work rooms whenever it is practical. • AHot Work Permit is valid for one day and one area and should be posted in the area of hot work for the duration of the activity. • A copy of every permit shall be filed by the PAI in a location designated by the supervisor and kept for a period of at least six months. • A fire extinguisher must be present when performing hot work. Hot work performed next to a fire extinguisher