Hot Works Notification

Notification is required to carry out "Hot Work" i.e. burning, cutting, welding, grinding or other similar work involving heat sources on board vessels in a harbour. 

Please fill in the below form if you wish to undertake hot works in the Otago Harbour. The submitted form will be emailed to you. This form (Declaration of intention to undertake hot work) must be printed out and displayed at the work area where hot works will be undertaken.

If you have any questions, please contact

Vessel Details
Contractor Details
Details of work to be carried out



  1. All combustible material within surrounding areas will be removed or made safe prior to the work.
  2. No flammable liquids, vapour, gases, or dust shall be present during the work.
  3. Suitable fire extinguishers or hoses in good operational order shall be provided on site.
  4. The operator shall know how to use the fire extinguishers or hoses.
  5. The operator shall, before the work commences, know how and where to raise an alarm.
  6. The area surrounding the work shall be inspected at least one hour after the work has ceased.
  7. Any special conditions are outlined above.
  8. I/we acknowledge and will abide by any special conditions necessary to safely undertake this work.
  9. No bunkering while hot works are being undertaken.

    I accept that the information provided is correct and works will be carried out in accordance with the declaration above.


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