Hot Work Atmospheric Monitoring

Flammable Atmospheric Monitoring :

• Shall be done for all Hot Work in Flammable Areas.

• Must be done for all High Energy Hot Work in General Areas when the Facility / Area borders upon Flammable Areas.

Will be done :

• At the time of the on-site inspection.

• When work conditions change.

• Periodically or continuously as specified. If the permit is suspended and needs to be re-authorized because of a work stoppage.

• When a Hot Work Operating Procedure is being  used – as specified by the  procedure.

Flammable Atmospheric Monitoring :

• When conducting flammable atmospheric monitoring of flammable materials in an inert atmosphere

• A meter specifically designed for such measurement shall be used.