Who can issue a confined space permit?

One of our valued clients recently raised a question regarding what makes a worker to be competent to issue or control a Confined Space Entry Permit or similar permit for high risk type activity. 

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Cylinder Hydro Tests

Compressed air, particularly stored compresssed air at two to three hundred times normal atmospheric pressure, is extremely dangerous and can cause serious injuries if not handled correctly.
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SCBA Cylinder Markings

Cylinder Information - How to read it

Interpreting the information on some older steel and aluminium wrap SCBA cylinders can be a frustrating
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Web Lifting Sling Inspection

How safe are your web lifting slings?

Australian Standards require that flat web and round slings respectively are inspected prior to use and formally in some cases, every three months. Records of entry to service dates and formal inspections are required to be maintained. 

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BA Cylinder Duration Calculation

Self Contained Breathing Apparatus is potentially life saving equipment. As with most devices or accessories, it has limitations.

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Breathing Apparatus: Maintenance

Self Contained Breathing Apparatus is potentially life saving equipment. RPE (Respiratory Protection Equipment) may be required to enter a contaminated environment to complete an emergency task or to complete a rescue operation from a confined space after an incident.

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Gas Monitor Bump/Function Tests

Portable gas monitors and detection units play a vital part in maintaining the safety and security of personnel working in atmospheres which are potentially contaminated, contain too much or too little oxygen or could be toxic or explosive.

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