Sample of an Entry Permit Form

  1. Has the permission been obtained from the Chief Officer?
  2. Is the tank clean?
  3. Is the tank pressurised?
  4. Has the tank been inert, then gas-freed?
  5. Does the tank atmosphere contain at least 21% oxygen?
  6. Is the hydraulic cargo system shut down?
  7. Is the tank isolated from the inert gas main?
  8. Have notices been placed at tank hatches?
  9. Have notices been placed at the inert gas isolating valves?
  10. Have notices been placed on the cargo control?
  11. Is fresh air being supplied to the tank?
  12. Is one man stationed at the cargo tank hatch?
  13. Is breathing apparatus and a lifeline available?