Hot Works Permit
Before approving any cutting and welding permit, a UT-Houston designated representative must inspect the work area and confirm that precautions have been taken to prevent fire in accordance with safety requirements. Please use this form to inform Physical Safety of an upcoming cutting or welding activity.
* Fields are required.
*Start Date:
 

ex. 1/1/01
*Building:
 

 
Department: *Room:
Work to be Done:
*Contractor:
*Representative: *Telephone:
*Permit Exipires: 1 Day   | 2 Days | 3 Days

The UT representative is responsible for ensuring that the location where this work is to be done is inspected, and necessary precautions are taken prior to the work being commenced.
Supervisor:
*Responsible for Cutting and Welding *UT-Houston Representative     *Phone Number

Final Check-Up
Work area and all adjacent area to which sparks and heat might have spread (including floors above and below and opposite sides of walls) were inspected 30 minutes after the work was completed and were found fire safe.
To Be Signed By:
        Supervisor or Fire Watcher

Telephone Numbers
Emergency # 911
Environmental Health & Safety 713.500.8100     UT Police 713.792.2890     Fixit 713.500.FIXT (3498)

Safety Precautions

Sprinklers are in service (If applicable) 
Cutting and welding equipment is in good repair 
Lead is not present on object(s) to be cut or welded (29 CFR 1926.62) 
Fire Alarm System isolated and UTPD Notified. 
If So, Points Isolated 

Within 35 Feet of Work

Floors are swept clean of combustibles 
Combustible floors are wetted down, covered with damp sand, metal, or other shields 
No combustible material or flammable liquids present 
Unmoveable combustible and flammable liquids are protected with covers, guards, metal shields 
All wall and floor openings are covered 
Cover suspended beneath work to collect sparks 

Work on Walls or Ceilings

Construction work is noncombustible and without combustible coverings 
Combustibles moved away from opposite side of wall 

Work on Enclosed Equipment
(Tanks, containers, ducts, dust collectors, etc.)

Equipment cleaned of all combustibles 
Containers purged of flammable vapors 

Fire Watch
Will be provided during and 30 minutes after operation 
Supplied with appropriate fire extinguisher 
Trained in use of equipment and in sounding fire alarm 

Special Precautions

Pressing SUBMIT will generate a permit that must be printed and posted at the work site.
Press SUBMIT to generate the permit.

If you have any questions please call Mike Allen at 713.500.8109.