Work permit

Work permit – Obtain work permit and follow safe work practices described in the permit

Without proper planning and risk assessment all work might cause a hazardous situation. This is why Neste requires a work permit for all maintenance work even if it is a low risk work.

Neste stores and processes large quantities of hazardous substances including flammable and toxic materials and runs different kind of hazardous activities. The potential for serious incidents is clear. To prevent such incidents it is vital that we have effective management of hazards including the use of safe systems of work.

All operations at Neste have appointed authorized persons who can issue permits to work. Permit to work is an essential part of the task risk assessment process. 

Starting a work without proper authorization could lead to a all kinds of severe incidents. Therefore you must always obtain a work permit for maintenance works and follow the safe work practices described in the permit.