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Hot Work Safety in Boston, MA | Local 481

Hot Work includes: Welding and allied processes, heat treating, grinding, thawing pipes, powder-driven fasteners, hot riveting, torch-applied roofing and any similar applications producing or using sparks, flame or heat. Completing the MA Hot Work Safety Certificate Class and passing the test is now required by anyone doing “hot work” in the state, as of July 2018.

This class will fulfill all NFPA requirements and has been customized by Jay Stone to also address issues and situations that occur when doing hot work in our industry. The class will include a written test (not open book) that must be passed with a grade of no less than 70% to enable participants to earn a hot work certificate. Certificates are issued by the NFPA. Class Learning objectives include:

  • Describe the various types of hot work
  • Identify common fuel sources and ignition sources
  • Cite relevant standards, regulations, and ordinances that are applicable to hot work
  • Define the duties and responsibilities of each person on the hot work team
  • Read and understand a hot work permit.

DATE: September 15, 2018


INSTRUCTOR: Jay Stone, Hot Work Instructor

This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Course Reimbursement Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 481 for more information.