There are many hazards associated with welding, cutting, and brazing. Following proper procedures and wearing the appropriate protective gear can reduce your risk of injury. Fire prevention is a major concern, and applying controls can prevent fires and explosions. The objectives of this session are to discuss important safety points about welding and cutting.
At the completion of this module, the participant will be able to:
- Identify the major safety and health hazards of welding and cutting.
- Follow safe working procedures for different welding processes.
- Utilize engineering controls and administrative controls, and select the correct personal protective equipment, or PPE, for the task.
- Implement controls needed to prevent or control fires.