Safety Essentials: Permit to work

Knowledge of Safety Protocols

Fundamentals of PTW Systems

OSHA  and International Standards

Why This Course Is Essential

Knowledge is the key to prevention!

Welcome to the crucial and insightful course  “Safety Essentials: Permit to Work” designed specifically for all industries that use the permit to work system. 

Our Safety Essentials: Permit to Work is a comprehensive online training course designed to impart essential knowledge and skills related to the Permit to Work (PTW) system. This course is vital for individuals working in high-risk industries, such as construction, manufacturing, oil and gas, and energy sectors. It covers a range of topics aimed at enhancing workplace safety, ensuring compliance with regulations, and reducing environmental impact.

Importance of the Course

The importance of this course stems from the critical need to manage workplace safety effectively, especially in environments where the risk of accidents is high. A well-implemented PTW system is a cornerstone of industrial safety, helping to prevent workplace accidents and ensuring the well-being of employees.

Subjects Covered

  • Fundamentals of PTW Systems: Understanding the basics of permits, their types, and the situations requiring a PTW.
  • Risk Assessment and Management: Techniques for identifying and mitigating risks in the workplace.
  • Emergency Procedures: Training on handling emergencies, including the suspension and resumption of work.
  • Compliance with Regulations: Focus on national and international safety regulations and standards.
  • Environmental Safeguards: Best practices for minimizing environmental impact during industrial operations.
  • SIMOPS and TRIOPS: Managing simultaneous and triple operations safely and effectively.

Benefits to Companies

  • Reduced Workplace Accidents: By training employees in PTW systems, companies can significantly reduce the incidence of workplace accidents.
  • Regulatory Compliance: The course helps businesses stay compliant with safety regulations, avoiding legal issues and potential fines.
  • Enhanced Reputation: A commitment to safety can improve a company’s reputation among clients, partners, and regulatory bodies.

Empowerment and Compliance for Learners

  • Knowledge of Safety Protocols: Equip employees with the knowledge to implement and follow safety protocols effectively.
  • Understanding of Legal Requirements: Provide a deep understanding of the legal aspects of workplace safety and environmental protection.

Knowledge Benefits to Employees

  • Skill Development: Enhance critical thinking and problem-solving skills in the context of safety management.
  • Awareness of Hazards: Increase awareness of potential workplace hazards and the methods to mitigate them.

Environmental Benefits

  • Sustainable Practices: Encourage the adoption of environmentally sustainable practices in high-risk industries.
  • Risk Reduction: Reduce the risk of environmental incidents, promoting a safer and cleaner environment.

Benefits to Individual Learners

  • Career Advancement: Completing the course can open up opportunities for advancement in safety-related roles.
  • Employment Prospects: Enhance employability in industries where safety knowledge is paramount.
  • Personal Development: Gain confidence in managing safety aspects of various operations.

Pathway to Employment and Better Prospects

  • Certification and Recognition: Successful completion of the course may lead to certification, enhancing one’s professional profile.
  • Skill Enhancement: Equip individuals with transferable skills that are valued across a range of high-risk industries.

“Safety Essentials: Permit to Work” is not just a course; it’s an investment in personal and professional safety excellence. It empowers individuals and organizations with the knowledge and skills to create safer work environments, comply with regulations, and protect the environment.

This course is an essential step for anyone looking to advance their career in industries where safety is a top priority.

In less than five hours, this course helps provide the skills and competencies necessary to identify and mitigate controlled work-related hazards, effectively manage risks, and promote a culture of safety in your industry. By the end of the course, participants will have the knowledge and tools to create a safer working environment, protect themselves and their colleagues, and contribute to the overall success of the companies projects.

Who the course is for

This course is designed for workers, supervisors, managers, contractors, sub-contractors and safety professionals  who are responsible for ensuring the safety and well-being of employees and contractors. It is also suitable for individuals seeking to enhance their knowledge of the permit to work safety system. 

Why it works

  • Minimal disruption to the working day – the course takes only half a day
  • Designed for anyone, in any sector, worldwide
  • Provides the knowledge and tools required to identify roles and responsibilities in the workplace environment.
  • High-impact programme
  • Efficient and effective learning – multiple topics are covered in a single, self-contained course.

The business benefits

Participants will have the knowledge and tools to create a safer working environment, protect themselves and their colleagues, and contribute to the overall success of construction projects:

  • Minimise risk of an incident.
  • Improve your safety culture
  • Develop staff roles in critical point controls.
  • Achieve an internationally recognised and respected certification for staff
  • Enhance your reputation within the industry.

Your benefits

By taking this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand your own responsibilities for permit controlled safe work.
  • Identify and report on potential hazards
  • Assess workplace safety levels
  • Comply with the OSHA and international standards

The average time needed to complete the course is 5 hours and the minimum pass mark for the exam is 70% and we recommend the course is taking every 2 years.

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Who benefits From This Course

Everyone! High risk operations safety is a serious risk to our lives, homes and businesses.

The world is changing quickly and businesses need employees with training, knowledge and skills in order to be competitive.

People who continually develop their professional skills or pursue higher education and training, are placing themselves at the forefront for career advancement opportunities in their future.

By giving yourself or your employees, the knowledge to perform your role safely at work, you will stay safe at work and go home safe, which makes the rest and play time in life, far more rewarding, whatever it is you love to do.


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Course Includes

  • 23 Lessons
  • 1 Test
  • Course Certificate