Is it time to consign paper PTW to the bin?

We’ve all seen the debates. Paper permit to work protection is wearing thin, debunking the myths of electronic permit to work “our paper system works perfectly so why do I need to change it?”

Surely now is the time for the debate to stop. As corporate health and safety fines skyrocket, are we really still shuffling pieces of paper around in a system that workers rely on to get them home safely at night?

In an age of contactless payments, e-mail, electronic boarding passes, electronic road tolls and even iris recognition to log into your iPhone it’s time to modernise.


Sign up for a demo to learn:

  • How the benefits of paper PTW can be retained while eliminating its shortfalls.
  • Understand how electronic PTW can reduce costs and minimise risk, while bringing compliance, audit trails, manage training certifications and insurance status.
  • See how e-permits delivers for you in getting your people home safely at night.

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In June 2020, Banyard Solutions the developer of ePermits, the UK’s first and leading web-based work authorisation and permit-to-work system, was acquired by Alcumus to further add to the portfolio of risk management solutions.

Having originally been devised and developed 18 years ago to support the construction of Canary Wharf and now used broadly in facilities management, ePermits delivers control of contractors and a reduction of risk to over 60 blue-chip clients in the UK and abroad.


e-permits is the electronic permit to work software and work authorisation system that breathes life into your existing paper process, delivering control of contractors and reduced risks.

e-permits can emulate whatever regime you currently use to control work in your environment, so you retain familiar processes and get the benefits without change or compromise. The organisations below operate e-permits in very different industries, geographies, size of portfolios and face very different risks and degrees of regulation – but all recognise the value e-permits brings to them.

e-permits helps you ensure that the…

right people, with the

right skills, work to the

right method statement, in the

right place, at the

right time