Hot Work & Fire Watch

Vessel repairs are unavoidable, and seafarers are relied upon to perform maintenance to keep the ship functional. This often requires hot work like welding, cutting, brazing, or soldering. Hot work is dangerous and requires special precautions to keep your crew safe. In this video, you'll learn how to obtain and fill out a hot work permit, how to prepare an area for hot work, the importance of the role of the Fire Watch, and tips on how to stay safe during the process.


  • Learn about the hot work permit process, including proper risk assessment procedures, and identifying the controls and persons responsible
  • Understand how to prepare your hot work area, including atmospheric and bump testing, lockout-tagout, and necessary PPE
  • See important safety tips for dealing with combustibles
  • Review the role and skills needed to be a Fire Watch, and the measures to take in the event of unsafe conditions or an actual fire
Available on:On Demand
Length: 11
Audio: EN
Subtitles: EN, CH, SP
Item no: DVD0-105
Categories: Personal Safety
STCW: Personal Safety (A-VI/1-4)

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