The Safety Attendant (holewatch/firewatch/bottlewatch), while assigned to jobs inside oil & gas refineries or petrochemical plants, will be working outside of confined spaces and will be responsible for monitoring and protecting the workers entering the confined space, and alerting rescue if necessary. The Safety Attendant will also be responsible for monitoring workers performing hot work, and will be responsible for protecting the workers and preventing fires, and if necessary extinguishing small fires The Safety Attendant will also be responsible for protecting personnel working under fresh air, and will be responsible for monitoring the air quantity and air pressure being delivered to the workers. Attendants will constantly scrutinize a prescribed area of concern as the main job duty.
The attendant will keep meticulous records of any suspicious or potentially hazardous conditions, activating appropriate alarms and promptly contacting emergency response personnel as necessary. A hole watch/fire watch safety attendant monitors and protects other personnel performing work in high-risk environments.
A Safety Attendant may be required to initiate JSA’s, and read, understand and enforce safe work permits, hot-work permits and confined space entry permits. Attendants will document daily reports as directed.