A Hot Work “Burn” Permit is required for any temporary operation involving open flames, producing heat and/or sparks. This includes but is not limited to welding, burning, cutting, brazing, grinding, and soldering. The Hot Work Permit is a formal checklist completed by the Security Department of the site you are on to ensure that potential safety issues are addressed in the area. The work will not begin until the hot work permit is obtained. Such work can create heat (smoldering) and sparks, which could ignite nearby items unless they are protected.
Before Calling for a Hot Work “Burn” Permit, do the following: