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

A very good question! The Excavation tab of the PTW must be selected whenever any excavation work is required for the work being done for the PTW. Excavation work is considered 'high risk' because every year people are killed when working in excavations or as a result of excavation work being carried out.DANGERS ASSOCIATED WITH EXCAVATION WORK Common dangers and risks associated wi View Full Answer

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

Yep, no problems! Let's take a closer look at this section. The first thing which needs to be done is to examine the type of excavation which is involved in order to determine what potential hazards are associated with the excavation work being done.This work environment section does this and is very quick and easy to complete. It consists of a series of common excavation work hazards, View Full Answer

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

No problems! Let's take a closer look at this section then. Once the excavation work hazards, for the work being done, have been identified, the necessary safety precaution checks and controls to ensure the excavation work is safe, must be confirmed and checked.The Precautionary Safety Measures section is where these safety measures are determined and confirmed. The Permit Issuer and Pe View Full Answer

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

Ahh yeah! The Contractor Confirmation section again. This is a very important section because it is where the Permit Requester (PR) confirms that all the required safety precautions, relating to excavation work, are in place and confirms this formally. It is also important because the Permit Issuer (PI) also confirms formally that he agrees with the actions taken by the PR and that, in View Full Answer