Welding, Cutting and Brazing
Welding, cutting, and brazing are hazardous activities that pose a unique combination of both safety and health risks to more than 500,000 workers in a wide variety of industries. The risk from fatal injuries alone is more than four deaths per thousand workers over a working lifetime. This one-hour course will inform learners of potential health and safety concerns unique to welding, cutting, and brazing prevention. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to: specify fire prevention techniques used during welding, cutting, and brazing, specify the proper handling, transportation, use, and storage of compressed gas cylinders, specify proper operating procedures to ensure a safe means of welding and cutting, identify potential health concerns associated with welding, cutting, and brazing, define the importance of using proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and identify safety concerns while welding, cutting, and brazing in confined spaces.