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Welding Safety Hazards

Both oxy-acetylene and electric arc welding can pose safety and welding health hazards and workers nearby. Exposure to these hazards can result in discomfort, temporary or permanent physical injury, or even death.

About the course:

The objective of this program is to highlight the importance of operating welding equipment safely and by so doing, increase awareness of the standards for worker responsibility in observing and being active in daily safety procedures.

‘Understanding Welding Hazards’ Safety Training includes:

1. Identifying Welding Hazards

  • Radiant energy
  • Temperature extremes
  • Fumes and gases
  • Noise
  • Sparks and slag
  • Electric shock
  • Chemicals
  • Fires
  • Explosions
  • Work area

2. Evaluating Hazards in the Workplace

  • Worksite check – welding shop
  • On-site welding
  • Welding in a confined space

3. Workshop Controls

  • Heat and radiation
  • Fumes, dust, vapors and gases

4. Welding Hazards and Control Measures

  • Storing and handling gas cylinders
  • Maintenance
  • Fire
  • Hot environments

5. Welding safety precautions: Personal Protective Equipment

  • Skin protection
  • Eye protection
  • Hearing protection
  • Respiratory protection

Video Running Time:
21 minutes

Course Contents

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Safety Training Video

On-demand safety video accompanied by supplemental material to form a complete safety video training program.

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Facilitator's Guide

Accompanying documentation includes facilitator’s framework, video transcript, exercises and a multiple-choice assessment questionnaire.

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Safety Assessment

Course includes a 10-part multiple-choice safety quiz. Participants can take the assessment as is, or the questions can be modified to suit your requirements.

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Course Certificate

Participants can print a completion certificate and training progress is stored centrally in Safetyhub to track your participant engagement KPI.

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