Presentation on theme: "Freeport Safe Work Permit Standard MOC Summary of Changes"— Presentation transcript:
1 Freeport Safe Work Permit Standard MOC Summary of Changes
2 Why Change?Dow Global EH&S Standards have been reviewed and the requirements have been reduced and simplified,Freeport Additions to the global standard have been reviewed and all Freeport specific additions to the global SWP standard have been removed.This will allow TXO to align with global training tools and minimize resource burden to incorporate Freeport additions.
3 Summary of Changes One NEW requirement: It is required to document the transfer of a SWP to another permit issuer.If the Personnel Issuing a Safe Work Permit leaves the work site while work is still being done and can no longer perform his/her responsibilities (for example at the end of shift), then:The Safe Work Permit is required to be transferred to another person who is authorized to issue a Safe Work Permit. The person to whom the safe work permit was transferred is required to assume the role and responsibilities of the Personnel Issuing a Safe Work Permit and shall communicate this change to the Personnel Accepting the Safe Work Permit and,The issuer to whom the safe work permit was transferred is required to review the status of active Safe Work Permits and the status of affected equipment in their area of responsibility, andThe issuer to whom the safe work permit is transferred is required to insert name and signature on the safe work permit. The new issuer must be authorized to issue the type of permit that is being transferred.
4 How to document the SWP transfer? Current SWPMust document transfer by both printing and signing the SWPSpace for Transfer on SWP headerNew SWP (begin roll out in September 2012)
5 Summary of Changes The Transfer Process The original SWP Issuer communicates to the new SWP Issuer the status of permits that are currently active.The New SWP Issuer shall review the SWP and print their name and sign the yellow copy of the SWP if they accept ownership. The New SWP Issuer can choose cancel the permit and reissue a new permit.There is no joint job site inspection required between the original SWP Issuer and the new SWP Issuer.The New SWP Issuer will then visit the job site to review the status of the job and print/sign the white copy of the SWP (the copies do not need to be brought together)The New SWP Issuer shall communicate the transfer to the SWP receiver.
6 Summary of ChangesRemoved Requirements that are redundant and are covered in other standards.Specific requirements for specialty permits such as L&EO, HW or CSE.For example: there were requirements in the SWP standard for how to demonstrate equipment is clear for L&EO first breaks. This detail will be provided in the L&EO standard through requirements, guidelines and training.
7 SWP Template Changes Template changed from 8.5”x14” to 8.5”x16 ¾“ L&EO and Hot Work Checklists added back to front page of PermitScaffold inspection and LCG sections have been removed.Minor additions to the list of checklists to conform with other Freeport requirements.Minor changes to hazards section.
8 Everything is BIGGER in TEXAS! SWP Template ChangesEverything is BIGGER in TEXAS!New permit is 2 ¾ “ longer
9 New SWP Template Header OLDNEWNew check box to indicate when a crew roster is used. A template for a crew roster will be provided
10 New SWP Template – Section I.1 MODIFIEDAdded check boxes for some Texas standardsM79:Appendix A is required whenever work must be done on an incomplete scaffold. This is not required for building, modification or removal of scaffold by qualified scaffold builders.Link to M-79
11 New SWP Template – Section I.1 MODIFIEDAdded check boxes for some Texas standardsO-47 Checklist is required with the SWP whenever X-ray, lasers or other radiation sources are used in the work scope.Link to O-47
12 New SWP Template – Section I.1 MODIFIEDAdded check boxes for some Texas standardsThe Sensitive and Critical Equipment Checklist is required to be filled out by the crew performing scaffolding and insulation work. The permit issuer should review it and use their knowledge of the process area to ensure all sensitive and critical equipment in the area are identified.Link to Checklist
13 New SWP Template – Section I.1 MODIFIEDAdded check boxes for some Texas standardsE-88 requires that for any work on electrical wiring or equipment 480V or above, that an Electrical Safe Work Permit (ESWP) or an Electrically Cleared Tag (ECT) is used.Link to ESWP FormThis is what an ECT looks like
14 a New SWP Template – Section I.4a MODIFIED This is where we will communicate whether an on-site inspection is required at close-outThis question previously existed in Section IV – Closeout.
15 a a a a a New SWP Template – Section I.5 MODIFIED Added Asphyxiation hazardAdded Hazards:-Vibration-Slips/Trips or Congestion-Falling ObjectsSpace for thermal stress level (H1-H4)
16 a a New SWP Template – Section I.6 MODIFIED Describe Anchor Points -if more room is needed, note to see commentsExpanded Gloves Section with common gloves listed to select.If more than 1 glove is selected, then that indicates that both are required. If intended to be an option please clarify with a commentExpanded Gloves Section with common gloves listed to select.For chemical gloves, check other and list the specific kind. “Rubber” is not adequate. Must make sure that the specific gloves are specified for the chemicals involved.
17 L&EO and Hot Work Checklists New SWP Template – Section II and Section IIIADDEDL&EO and Hot Work ChecklistsFrom L&EO TeamFrom Hot Work TeamTraining for L&EO and Hot Work Checklists to be provided by L&EO and Hot Work Training Presentations.
18 New SWP Template DELETED But Why? Reached habit strength with identification of when Life Critical Guards apply.Fall Mitigation plan triggered by identification of Critical Elevated work in scope.Contractor scaffold inspections are documented on the scaffold tags and can be audited independently.
19 Discussion QuestionsWho has the most important role in the SWP process?Should the least experienced crew member go get the SWP for the whole crew?Can I work on something outside of the scope of the permit? What if the Operator or Dow Rep says it’s ok?Is every member joining in on the Job Site Visit?Promote discussion with the questions on this slide. Have employees share stories/experiences.
20 Discussion QuestionsIs it ok to accept the SWP prior to the field visit?What if the job packet is understood or you have done this job before – is a job site visit needed?Should Section 5a be filled out for all line & equipment openings?Who do I call when I don’t feel comfortable with the permit?What SWP issues are you seeing out in the plants?Promote discussion with the questions on this slide. Have employees share stories/experiences.
21 Allow participants to read this slide and look for mistakes on the permit.
22 Allow participants to read this slide and look for mistakes on the permit.
23 Each click on this slide will bring out animation to identify each of the mistakes on the permit
24 Each click on this slide will bring out animation to identify each of the mistakes on the permit
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