Implement a program to ensure the safe conduct of hazardous nonroutine maintenance. At a minimum,
A written hazard evaluation is performed by a multidisciplinary team and, where feasible, conducted during the job planning process prior to the day of job execution.
Work authorizations for jobs with higher levels of hazards
receive higher levels of management review, approval, and
A written decision-making protocol is used to determine
when it is necessary to shut down a process unit to safely
Management and safety personnel are present at the job site at a frequency sufficient to ensure the safe conduct of work.
Procedures and permits identify the specific hazards present and specify a course of action to be taken if safety requirements such as controlling ignition sources, draining flammables, and verifying isolation are not met.
The program is periodically audited, generates written findings and recommendations, and implements corrective actions.