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What is the difference between selecting a contractor and manually adding a contractor in the Permit to Work (PTW), in OHS Online?

A good question you ask there! There is one fundamental difference between selecting a contractor and manually adding a contractor in the PTW and this is the speed with which the PTW is completed.When a contractor is selected, the PTW will pull contractor information (from the selected contractor's profile) throughout the PTW, at points where that information would be relevant, saving t View Full Answer

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Why is it important to answer check options correctly as YES or NO in the Permit to Work (PTW), in OHS Online?

A very important question! Let's use the Client Specification section of the Work Permit as our example to explain this better. Just remember, what is described here will apply to other areas of the PTW as well.When the Client Specification section is initially opened, you will see that neither the YES nor the NO options are checked. The system defaults the check options this way delibe View Full Answer

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Where else does the Description of Work field, in the General Permit details, display in the Permit to Work (PTW), in OHS Online?

Ahh, yes, let's see where this field repeats in the PTW! As mentioned earlier, the Description of Work field is important because it displays in later parts of the PTW. In most cases, this field will be repeated at the top of future PTW tabs, where it is displayed as a reference for the tab section to remind the user of what work is being conducted in the PTW. For simple work this might View Full Answer

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How does the specific activities selection work in the Client Specification details of the Work Permit tab, in OHS Online?

A very good question! The specific activities selections are very important in the Client Specification details because they affect how the PTW sets-up. When a specific activity options is checked as YES, the tab to which it refers opens (becomes active). When a specific activity option is checked as NO, the tab to which it refers closes (becomes in-active). Let's look at each specific View Full Answer

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In OHS Online, why are the Permit Issuer and Permit Requester fields so important in the Permit to Work (PTW)?

That's a great question! The Permit Issuer and Permit Requester fields are important because these two persons are the main signatories of the PTW once it has been completed. In the case of the Permit Issuer this person is likely to be the Contractor Controller (who represents the client) and in the case of the Permit Requester, this person is likely to be the contractor supervisor who is on-site View Full Answer

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Why don't all the details show automatically in some of the Permit to Work (PTW) fields, in OHS Online?

Ahh, you've raised a very important point here! Good spot! The answer is very simple, there are no relevant details in the associated profile. What this means is that important details are missing from the profile, which need to be inputted into that profile (the profile could be either the contractor or the client). When these details are added, they will display correctly.To understan View Full Answer

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

A great question! The Work Permit tab of the PTW is the fundamental tab of the PTW. Through it, the basic PTW is set-up and the relevant optional sections of the PTW are chosen and, once these are chosen, they become active, allowing the specific work activities to be included, documented and controlled. The PTW will always open in this tab and whenever a refresh is done, the refresh will default View Full Answer

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

Great stuff, now we're looking at things in a bit more depth! That's really cool! Okay, so let's get on with it! The Work Permit tab is made up of three parts; the contractor selection, section 1 and section 2. This aim of this tab is to select the contractor who will be doing the work (and who is being controlled), to set-up the main format of the PTW and to complete the main administr View Full Answer

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How do I complete the contractor selection section of the Work Permit tab, in OHS Online?

Sure thing! This section is really quick and really easy to complete! To select the contractor, you first need to determine if they are an external contractor or internal contractor and then check the relevant option.An external contractor is an outside party who is sourced in one way or another and is chosen to do the required work; in most cases, this is the type which will View Full Answer

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How do I complete the Client Specification details of the Work Permit tab, in OHS Online?

Okay, we're still in section 1 here but now we're going to complete the second part of the General Permit details! This part is very important because it creates the basic set-up of the PTW, by broadly defining what the main safety requirement areas are, which need to be in place, according to the work being done.This is achieved by determining specific and relevant criteria, by checkin View Full Answer

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What does the Administration section (section 2) do in the PTW, in OHS Online?

A good question! Once the General Permit section (section 1) has been completed, important required documents and details from the contractor must be obtained for the work being done. The Administrative section is where these documents and details are entered and recorded. There are two parts to the Administrative section:1/. Important PTW Administrative Details - this is where the View Full Answer

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How do I complete the Important Client Contact details of the Work Permit tab, in OHS Online?

Okay, section 2 is almost complete! The Important Client Contact details form the last part of the administrative details and the last part of the Work Permit tab. These details are important because they act as a communication link, providing important client contact details to the contractor, allowing the contractor supervisor on-site to contact a client member, in the event of an inc View Full Answer