Hot Work


The Hot Work Program establishes the minimum requirements and safe practices expected of those who perform any work that involves burning, welding, using fire or spark producing tools, or that produces a source of ignition on The University of Notre Dame's main campus. This program is designed to reduce the risk of unintended and uncontrolled ignition of flammable or combustible materials in and around the work space. 

Written Program

Hot Work Permit



Training Requirements

Hot Work training is required before any ND faculty, staff, or contractors for the University working on the main campus of the University perform hot work. They must complete both the online training module and the supplemental PowerPoint presentation available on complyND.

Regulatory Requirements

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) - 1910 Subpart Q Welding, Cutting, and Brazing, 29 CFR 1910.252 General Requirements.

Contractor Requirements

All contractors performing work at the University of Notre Dame shall train their authorized employees in Hot Work and shall provide proof of training when requested by ND. 

Contractor authorized employees must be familiar with the ND Hot Work procedure. The ND contractor point of contact must ensure that communication of the ND Hot Work program happens prior to the contractor employees working at the University of Notre Dame.