Saudi Aramco Work Permit Receiver Test
Note: In following questions MCQs with (+) Sign are answers.
1. Why do we use the Work Permit System?
a. To renew certificates
b. To log accidents
c. To prevent accidents +
d. To monitor contractor working hours
2. How long is a work permit issuer or receiver certificate valid?
a. 90 days
b. 6 months
c. 2 years +
d. a year
3. Who must sign a work permit issuer or receiver’s certificate?
a. The designated representative
b. The foreman of issuer or receiver
c. The issuer or receiver
d. The superintendent of the issuer or receiver +
4. What is listed on the Work Permit?
a. Maximum safety precautions
b. OSHA safety precautions
c. Minimum safety precautions +
d. Government safety precautions
5. When can work permit issuer decide that a work permit is not needed in a restricted area?
a. When the work is cold work
b. When a site joint inspection is not needed
c. When he decides the work is low risk +
d. Never! They are always on a restricted area
6. A fire watch is assigned?
a. For any hot work
b. For high risk jobs
c. Whenever a fire can occur +
d. When gas test results are over 0.0% LEL
7. Who goes on a Site Joint Inspection?
a. Designated craftsmen and receiver
b. Issuer and designated representative
c. Receiver and senior craftsmen
d. Issuer and receiver +
8. What two things must the issuer do before issuing a work permit?
a. Check the receiver’s certificate and get countersignatures +
b. Close work permit and check the receiver’s certificate
c. Provide first aid and assign a fire watch
d. Renew certificates and get countersignatures
9. Why is it important for the issuer to tell the receiver about the safety hazards he may find
at the job site?
a. The receiver must take gas tests
b. The receiver does not read the work permit
c. The receiver may not have worked in the area before +
d. The receiver must respond to emergencies
10. What joint inspection do issuer and receiver share?
a. Safety at the work site +
b. Taking gas tests
c. Doing the work
d. Naming the designated representative
11. What do you call an area where work permits are required?
a. A controlled area
b. A sensitive area
c. A restricted area +
d. A dangerous area
12. What is the purpose of the work permit system?
a. To ensure that hot work is not done in restricted area
b. To authorize specific construction or maintenance work +
c. To authorize all work activity during T&I on one form
d. To document when receivers start work for timekeeping
13. What type of work does the work permit system authorize?
a. All work done by maintenance or contractor
b. Non-hazardous work where safety is important
c. Specific construction, maintenance or repair work +
d. All work conducted by Client.
14. The safety of the work site is the sole responsibility of an issuer?
b. False +
15. Restricted areas include which locations?
a. Pump stations, tank farms and gas wells +
b. Welding shops, pump stations and assembly areas
c. Gas plants, tank farms and assembly areas
d. Dining halls, housing units and operating areas
16. Who can decide that the work is a low risk and that a work permit is not needed?
a. The issuer +
b. The Department Manager
c. The receiver
d. The Superintendent
17. Which of the following is NOT a restricted area?
a. Gasoline station
b. Loading pier
c. Dump site +
d. Tank farm
18. Who is a permit receiver?
a. A person nominated by his supervisor
b. A qualified Saudi Aramco employee
c. A person certified to receive permits +
d. A maintenance or contract worker
19. What is a work permit issuer responsible for?
a. Equipment or a work area +
b. Extending certificates
c. The receiver’s actions
d. Nothing once he issues a permit
20. A specific area is not normally categorized as restricted. Who makes the final decision whether this area should be categorized as restricted?
a. Department Manager +
b. Loss Prevention
c. GI 2.100
d. Area Superintendent
21. Example of low risk work are:
a. Sweeping, visual inspection and minor cleaning +
b. Spray painting, water-washing and turbine work
c. Cold work, light work and non-destructive testing
d. Brush painting, abrasive blasting and sweeping
22. What does a restricted area require?
a. That certificates are issued
b. That extensions are short term
c. That receivers respond to emergencies
d. That work permits are issued +
23. What can a designated representative do?
a. Inspect the work site +
b. Accept the receiver’s responsibilities
c. Authorize the receiver to leave
d. Sign the work permit
24. A receiver must be what?
a. A designated representative
b. A senior craftsman +
c. A senior contractor manager
d. A qualified engineer
25. What are the receiver’s main responsibilities?
a. Being the designated representative
b. Responding to operational emergencies
c. Comply with safety precautions and signing the permit +
d. Filling in for the issuer when the issuer must leave
26. What two things must the receiver do before receiving a work permit?
a. Take gas tests and check Scott Air Paks
b. Extend the permit and take gas tests
c. Read the permit and agree to all conditions +
d. Train the fire watch and renew the permit
27. What is discussed during the joint site inspection?
a. Check the fire watch’s certificate
b. GI 2.709 requirements
c. Scope of work and equipment to be used +
d. Designated representative’s qualifications
28. When will the issuer check to make sure equipment has been properly prepare for maintenance work?
a. During the joint site inspection +
b. After getting countersignatures
c. When permit is closed
d. After issuing the permit
29. Why do receivers go on the joint site inspection with the issuer?
a. To check fire watch’s certificate
b. To start the work
c. To discuss hazards and risks +
d. For the receiver to take gas test
30. What will the issuer require when welding on in-service hydrocarbon equipment?
a. Fire station
b. Fire watch +
c. Fire blanket
d. Fire department
31. What must the fire watch be?
b. An issuer
c. A receiver
d. Trained +
32. The fire watch must know how to?
a. Operate process equipment
b. Take gas tests
c. Operate fire equipment given to him +
d. Be a receiver
33. What do we call a person who is required to be at a job site because of a special skill he has?
a. Standby man +
c. Competent person
d. Designated representative
34. Who should be assigned when working near a combustible material?
a. Fire watch +
b. Flag man
c. Fire man
d. Standby man
35. Who should keep the work permit?
a. Standby man
b. Receiver +
c. Fire watch
36. What must be checked during the Joint Inspection? Select all items that apply.
a. Equipment condition+
b. Attendance report
c. Safety devices +
d. Gas tests +
37. Who is responsible for the safety of the work site?
b. Issuer and receiver +
c. Fire watch and Standby man
38. Who should point out all hazards and write the hazards on the work permit?
b. Standby man
c. Issuer +
d. Fire watch
39. What is the purpose of a Joint Site Inspection?
a. To see the work plan and its implementation
b. To meet with the workers and observe their activities
c. To discuss the scope of work and identify any hazards or risks +
d. To check the availability of equipment and manpower
40. Who should ask for the work permit before they start working?
a. Standby man
b. Receiver +
d. Fire watch
41. Any worker can be assigned as standby man?
b. False +
42. The receiver can leave the job site anytime as long as he gets permission from his supervisor.
b. False +
43. Two common methods of cleaning process equipment include:
a. Steaming and gas testing
b. Water washing and steaming +
c. Purging and gas testing
d. Treating and clarifying
44. A non-flammable material commonly used to purge process equipment is:
a. Nitrous oxide
c. Nitrogen +
45. When preparing equipment for maintenance work, the issuer will make sure it is:
a. Shut down, isolated and de-energized +
b. De-energized with the power turned on
c. Electrified, isolated and shut down
d. Isolated, repaired and certified
46. Choose two methods of isolating equipment
a. Remove piping and install blinds +
b. Shut down and clean
c. Install tags and purge
d. Install locks and take gas test
47. Removing fuses from an electrical circuit or disconnecting wiring is an example of:
a. Isolating electrical equipment +
b. Locking electrical equipment
c. Purging electrical equipment
d. Cleaning electrical equipment
48. Equipment is isolated to make sure it cannot be:
a. Started-up, leak or cause electric shock +
b. Taken to a shop for repairs
c. Shut down by accident
d. Slip, trip and fall
49. Why do we install blinds in process equipment?
a. Because it is a government requirement
b. To prevent blindness
c. To isolate electrical equipment
d. To keep liquids and gases from contacting people +
50. Per GI 6.012, who must install locks and tags before a work permit is issued?
a. Foreman and receiver who inspected the worksite for the equipment
b. Issuer and gas tester who tested the equipment after shutdown and isolation
c. Every operator on shift when maintenance will work on the equipment +
d. Every craftsman from each maintenance crew who will work on the equipmentSaudi Aramco Work Permit Reciever Test