Product Description

Hot work is anything that involves a source of ignition, and welding is one of the most common forms. Welding plays a vital role in virtually every industry, but these necessary operations come with health and safety risks that affect more than half a million workers every day. The safety of your employees matters. That s why when it comes to welding they need to know the hazards, how to protect themselves, and how to get the job done the right way so they can go home safely.

Safety Matters: Welding Safety is a short, concise training designed to increase participants knowledge of welding safety. Specifically, it defines welding, describes common types of welding, explains typical hazards associated with welding and identifies specific lines of defense for protection against hazards. It describes how to wear the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and how to work safely before, during, and after welding activities.

Learning objectives:

Types of Welding
  • Gas welding
  • Arc welding
  • Oxygen and arc cutting
Hazards of Welding
  • Health hazards
  • Safety hazards
  • Lines of defense
Welding and Personal Safety
  • Eye and face protection
  • Protective clothing
  • Hearing protection
  • Respiratory protection
  • Ventilation
Work Area Safety
  • Pre-planning
  • During welding
  • After welding

Safety Matters: Welding Safety is one of a series of 10 programs developed and produced by DSS Learning & Development, the award-winning leader in employee workplace safety training.

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