Constantly patrolling areas where “hot work” is being performed, maintaining vigilance of potential fires.
Being familiar with facilities and procedures for sounding an alarm in the event of a fire and having a means of notifying emergency services.
Having fire-extinguishing equipment readily available and being well-trained in its use.
Maintaining the conditions and requirements stated on the safety permit.
Inspecting the entire work area to look for potential release of flammable vapors or liquids before, during, and at the end of each shift.
Being prepared to operate fire extinguishers, hydrants, fixed monitors, and hose carts anytime.
Never leaving the job site while the work is being done.