Optimize Your Control of Work Investment by Enabling it in the Cloud​

For over 30 years, Sphera’s Control of Work software has been the de facto solution used by dozens of organizations to command a real-time view of the operational reality. Companies have:

  • Standardized control of work processes
  • Connected disparate data
  • Prioritized and optimized the schedule against risk
  • Monitored performance
  • Identified and managed major accident hazard (MAH) risk exposure
  • Accessed a realistic view of the operational reality

Introducing the First Enterprise SaaS Control of Work

Now Sphera has made those benefits accessible in the cloud. SpheraCloud’s Control of Work helps process-intensive operators improve the way they visualize and manage interdependent risks across operations and maintenance, across operations and maintenance. They can,…

  • Manage dynamic frontline operations
  • Build and deliver a safe and executable schedule
  • Ensure safer, more efficient shutdowns and turnarounds
  • Manage asset integrity and plant reliability
  • Enable the industrial connected worker
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The SaaS-based and mobile platform leverages the power and security of Microsoft’s Azure. It features a responsive, configurable and intuitive cloud-based user interface, designed to help businesses achieve a sustained approach reliable data across their organization.

Our Software for Control of Work

Our control of work software gives operators the tools they need to routinely manage activities and risk in a joined-up way. These capabilities can transform the way they work:

Permit to Work

Shift the management of activities from permits to real-time, systemwide control. Strengthen compliance and the work permission process by integrating information from permits, risk assessments and isolations (LOTO).

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Activity Risk Management

Improve the management of interdependent risks with permitted and operational activities through visualization.

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Operations Logbook & Shift Handover

Gain insight before a shift, including what happened, current events and predictions for upcoming shift periods.

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Process Safety Barrier Management

Use a dynamic process safety barrier model to automatically map all performance deviations, hazardous activities, abnormal conditions, human- and sensor-derived inputs. Simulate in real time the Major Accident Hazard (MAH) risk impact of work activities, risks and process safety-critical equipment in each area of your asset.

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Emergency Preparedness & Response

Move fast by ensuring access to response plan information as events unfold, which allows teams to quickly assess the situation and respond appropriately.

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Integration With Third-Party Systems

Plug into your existing IT and business application ecosystem.


Interactive Piping & Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID)

Sphera’s Interactive P&ID streamlines isolation planning with quick access to engineering documentation and interactive capabilities to mark up piping and instrumentation diagrams.

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Isolation Management

Sphera’s powerful Isolation Management helps protect from uncontrolled or unexpected releases of energy. It provides a framework and workflow-enabled processes for planning and creating safe work procedures to help deactivate energy sources, so maintenance work can begin.

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Dynamic Risk Pathways​

The industry’s next generation of ORM Digital Twin technology provides the real-time capture, modelling and simulation of causal risk pathways related to specific risk scenarios outlined in bowties, PHAs, and other risk assessments.

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Reduce Your Total Cost of Ownership


Eliminate Oracle WebLogic license costs

Receive automatic code upgrades

Reduce maintenance


Leverage the SpheraCloud platform for added cost savings

(e.g. incident management, lessons learned, competency management, and more)

Discover the Value of Sphera’s Control of Work

  • Keep people and assets safe
  • Dynamically increase efficiency at the frontline
  • Manage hidden costs by reducing work-related inefficiencies
  • Ensure compliance and control
  • Improve prioritization of work, activities and resources
  • Ensure continuous performance improvement
  • Respond when it matters most

Discover the Capabilities of
SpheraCloud Control of Work

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Deployment Model

SpheraCloud SaaS Application (Azure based)

On-premise application and available as hosted

Licensing Model

SaaS licensing

Perpetual or term license

Browser support

Microsoft Edge, Chrome

Microsoft Edge, Chrome


New Sphera Insight UI

New Sphera Insight UI


Included as part of SpheraCloud

Customer managed

Uptime and security

Included as part of SpheraCloud (99% uptime SLA)

Customer managed


Part of the broader SpheraCloud IRM Platform

Standalone application

Count on Sphera’s Managed Services and Customer Care to Maximize Your Investment

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Minimal Disruption to Your Business

Quickly realize the value of your projects with lower overall risk and disruption to your business.

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Get the most from your investment when you upgrade and adapt your software to changing business needs.

  • Streamlined, no-hassle delivery execution of managed code upgrades​
  • Ad-hoc configuration and technical support​
  • Premier access to subject matter expertise​
  • Best practice e-learning to support your digital business process​

Discover the Latest Content on Control of Work

Operational Risk Management Maturity Assessment

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Control of Work ROI Calculator

Calculate ROI

‘Green’ Means Go: Enter Dynamic Risk Pathways

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