Safe Work Practices

These are occupational safety practices which employee must utilize to prevent injury to themselves. The two principal components of occupational safety practices are generic standard operating procedures and use of personal protective equipment )PPE). Critical to the safe work permit system is the work permit requirement which states that inspections must be conducted, incident prevention steps taken, all affected staff must be briefed and written authorization must be received prior to the commencement of all jobs. This is one of the most important requirements to keep the operations occupationally safe.