A simple, yet comprehensive three-part document for use by all contractors carrying out excavation on your site.
The Excavation Permit allows you and your contractor to consider and record hazards connected with the work they are going to conduct along with the necessary precautions that must be taken. By considering these hazards, the opportunity for accidents is greatly reduced and, therefore, the permit will help to protect the health & safety of employees and contractors.
As excavation is considered to be one of the high risk activities, it is recommended that before each contractor begins the work they have been asked to conduct, you should consider the use of a work permit .
The Excavation Permit is a three-part document split into four distinct sections.
The sections record the details of the job, hazards identified and precautions taken, issuer and contractor signatures which confirm work can begin along with a hand back and cancellation section once the work has been partially or fully completed.
Once the permit has been opened, one copy of the document is stored by the issuer, helping to identify all work currently taking place on site. This will prove useful in determining if there will be any potential conflicts in work activity when other contractors arrive. The second copy is kept in the control room (if different from the issuer’s office) and the final copy is given to the contractor to display in the area where they are working. The contractor copy contains a warning triangle on its reverse to highlight the fact that work in a excavation is taking place.
Once the work is complete or the end of the day arrives, all three copies are brought back together for hand back and cancellation.
Keep your permits to work secure and undamaged on-site with a waterproof plastic work permit display wallet.
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