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The purpose of the UHSP Hot Work Permit Policy is to specify the approval process for a temporary operation involving open flames, heat and/or sparks at the University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis. This includes, but is not limited to, operations such as brazing, cutting, soldering, thawing pipes, torch-applied roofing, welding, or propane torches used for floor tile or cove base.

This policy applies to all UHSP employees, vendors and contractors performing hot work in any existing occupied building or structure on campus.

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Environmental Health & Safety