Hot Work Procedure

Contractors and Maintenance projects being performed at the CSO Base Facility or at the Summit site.

Responsible Party
Contractors or Maintenance Personnel performing Hot Work.

Technical Manager or Day Crew Leader
Will issue hot work permits to responsible parties.

Hot Work permits shall be obtained before commencement of any operations involving metal burning, cutting, welding, brazing, and/or any procedure that produces sparks and heat. The applicable regulations currently in effect shall be followed. For all hot work, without exception, the General Contractor or Maintenance Employee shall:

  1. Obtain hot work permit.
  2. Clear the area of any combustible materials.
  3. Have a fire extinguisher standing by.
  4. Inspect the area for fire after hot work for has been performed.
  5. Re-inspect the area at least one hour after the hot work has been completed for any signs of fire or the potential of fire.

When the hot work final inspection is completed, the responsible party shall return a signed Hot Work Permit to the Issuer.

R. A. Chamberlin, Manager
2005 June 29
(Adapted from CIT campus procedures.)