The What and Why of e-permits

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JP Morgan e-permits client

In the first post on ‘e-permit insights’ we covered the basics of what a permit-to-work is and how and when they’re used. Many companies have well-defined processes, traditionally implemented through paper-based systems – the issue with paper-based systems arising as a disconnect between health & safety policy and what is actually happening on the ground. e-permits were developed to reduce … Read More

DigiPlex Control Contractors in Data Centres Using e-permits

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DigiPlex designs, builds and operates data centres in the Nordics. The company specialises in delivering best-in-class services to customers by providing tailored, secure and resilient environments with the highest possible availability. As a result, DigiPlex is trusted by public and private customers alike – including security sensitive organisations such as government and financial institutions. Digiplex is privately owned and independent, … Read More

How Barclays Mitigates Risk and Controls Contractors

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Barclays e-permits

Location: Nationally Duration: Since 2007 Scope: Use of e-permits throughout Barclays’ and Barclays Capital’s head offices, data centres and CAT A buildings in the UK It was the investment Banking division of Barclays PLC that first used e-permits, to revitalise its permit system to reduce the risks it faced during potentially hazardous works in the Docklands offices and Northolt data centre. … Read More

What Is A Permit To Work?

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What is a permit to work?

What is a permit to work? A permit-to-work is a documented procedure that authorises certain people (who) to carry out specific work (what) within a specified time frame (when) at a specified location (where). It sets out the precautions required to complete the work safely (how), based on a risk assessment and method statement. Welcome to ‘e-permits insights’, the home … Read More