Hot Work Permit Awareness (OSHA)

Course Description

Any process that can be a source of ignition can be considered as hot work. Welding, cutting, grinding and soldering are all potential fire hazards and a hot work permit will usually be required when these jobs are being carried out. The aim of this course is to help learners recognize the importance of proper hot work safety and make them aware of the dangers and potential consequences of not ensuring that hot work is carried out according to company policies.


  • Explain what 'Hot Work' is.
  • Identify the dangers it poses in the workplace.
  • Recognize the importnace of having an effective hot work program.
  • Describe the factors to consider when issuing a hot work permit.


30 minutes