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Digital Project Update

  The Wellsite Digital Project (the Project) represents a significant strategic investment by the Wellsite Permit to Work Association (the Association) in terms of the digitalisation of the industry standard Wellsite Permit to Work (WPTW) system for use at remote...

WPTW Intro Training

  The Association has identified the need to develop Introduction to WPTW training for Work Party Members that may be new to the Industry. These personnel will not typically be involved in a supervisory role but would benefit from understanding the Wellsite...

Letter from the Chair

  Wellsite Digital represents the next exciting evolution of the Wellsite system and I encourage all Members to get involved with its development. There will be a number of opportunities to have input into the system and we highly value your support with this...

What is Stored Energy?

  Stored energy is accumulated energy that can release suddenly, potentially causing serious injury or death. Stored energy can have many forms, including gravitational potential energy, pressurised gases and liquids, stored mechanical energy, and stored...

Work Involving an ‘Elevated’ Risk

  Some ‘work’ is inherently hazardous, and some people are prepared to accept a higher level of risk than others. So, who decides whether the work to be performed involves an ‘elevated risk’. The first step of completing a WPTW is to identify whether a Permit is...

Specifying Work Precautions

  Work Precautions are risk controls that must be implemented prior to the Issue of the Permit to ensure that risks are being managed to As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP). There are several General Work Precautions that may apply to any work, regardless of...