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What is the importance of the Environmental tab in the Permit to Work (PTW), in OHS Online?

This is a really great question and an important one too! The Environmental tab of the PTW is another fundamental section of the PTW. This is where the environmental considerations of the work being done need to be identified and documented.When considering the environmental aspect, there are a couple of points to consider: 1. How can the environment be affected by the w View Full Answer

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What are the basic components of the Environmental tab, in OHS Online?

Great stuff, we're almost done with the first mandatory tabs in our PTW! That's great news! Okay, so now that the risk assessment and PPE aspects of the PTW have been completed, the last part of the mandatory set-up tabs to complete is the environmental checks. These are done in the Environmental tab (section 5). This tab consists of four parts:1. Work Environment section - this section View Full Answer

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How do I complete the Work Environment section of the Environmental tab, in OHS Online?

Yep, sure thing! Let's take a closer look at this section. The first thing which needs to be done is to examine the work environment to determine what potential environmental hazards are associated with the work being done, as well as what workplace infrastructure may be affected during this process.This work environment section does this and is very quick and easy to complete. It consi View Full Answer

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How does the Risk Assessment Reference section work in the Permit to Work (PTW) system, in OHS Online?

A nice question! This is a common section which displays in a number of PTW tabs in the PTW system. This section is here to assist the Precautionary Safety Measures section by referencing any tasks from the risk assessment which are relevant to the tab being worked in. In most cases this section will appear just before the Precautionary Safety Measures section, making it easy to refer t View Full Answer

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How do I complete the Precautionary Safety Measures section of the Environmental tab in the Permit to Work (PTW) system, in OHS Online?

Yep, sure thing! Let's take a closer look at this section. Once the environmental hazards and infrastructure concerns, for the work being done, have been identified, the necessary safety precaution checks and controls to ensure the environment is safe and the infrastructure remains intact, must be confirmed and checked.The Precautionary Safety Measures section is where these safety meas View Full Answer

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How do I complete the Contractor Confirmation section of the Environmental tab, in OHS Online?

Ah yes! The Contractor Confirmation section again. This is a very important section because it is where the Permit Requester confirms that the required safety precautions, relating to environmental and infrastructure considerations, are in place and confirms this formally. This is important because in the event of an incident occurring, this section helps to confirm that from a precauti View Full Answer

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What are the layer effects of the Environmental tab, in OHS Online?

Ah cool, this is a really important question! The Environmental tab has both layer 1 and layer 2 effects in its workings. The layer 2 effects have been explained in detail in the Precautionary Measures question (see this for more details), so we'll concentrate on the layer 1 effects:The layer 1 effects from this tab are connected to the Approve tab and are both passive and active. Envir View Full Answer