Penn State University Hot Work Permits
Work that may not require the use of a hot work permit includes: Areas that are maintained and identified as: - Welding Shops - Maintenance shops with designated areas for hot work activities Work on equipment (ex. Farm Implements) occurring in areas outside of buildings where the potential for fire development is minimal.
Starting the Process Procedures: Before beginning hot work a hot work permit must be completed. Permits can be obtained from your supervisor or the Penn State Environmental Health and Safety Web Page at www.ehs.psu.edu