SAGE Technology has released Version 2.0 of its Permit Administration System (PAS), a computer-based permit to work system. Enhancements in Version 2.0 include operating instructions that allow detailed isolation and restoration procedures to be defined.
Certificates allow one or more site-specific documents to be attached. These can include hot work, working at heights and excavation. SIL upgrades include search on isolation point, SIL title provided, print SIL, certificates and steps supported.
When printing, duplicates can be sent to another printer or another tray on the permit printer. The plant index now has of plant item type, search on location, restore to and plant item types.
Specific isolation/restoration warnings and instructions can be included on isolation/restoration checklists. The system has a self-issue work authority for minor work such as no lighting, air conditioners and hoists.
The new version is available to existing PAS users as part of the maintenance and support agreements with the only cost being for installation.