Permit to work: free to download HSG253 guide

The Health and Safety Executive’s free-to-download HSG253 is the perfect reference tool for duty holders in bulk liquid storage sector and associated industries.


  • Fuels the ability of duty holders to develop, review and enhance their own isolation standards and procedures
  • Has general application to all industries where process isolations are made, and to mobile offshore drilling units where relevant
  • Provides guidance on how to isolate plant and equipment safely, and how to reduce the risk of releasing hazardous substances during intrusive activities such as maintenance and sampling operations
  • Includes a methodology for selecting ‘baseline’ process isolation standards and outlines preventive and risk reduction measures

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