This course introduces the student to the hazards and safety precautions related to welding, cutting, brazing and soldering. The various types of welding operations are discussed. Exposure to thermal and chemical hazards are covered, as well as precautions including the personal protective equipment required to mitigate those hazards.

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Modules: 9
Hours: 8
Sectors: General Industry, Construction


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  • Key Topics

    • Welding
    • Cutting
    • Brazing
    • Soldering
    • Weldability
    • Filler Materials and Flux
    • Welding Defects
    • Gas Welding
    • Arc Welding
    • Other Welding Processes
    • Welding Hazards and Precautions
    • Welding Location
    • Fire Prevention
    • Welding or Cutting Containers
    • Operating Welding Equipment
    • Backfire and Backflash
    • GTA and GMA Welding Safety Precautions
    • Brazing and Soldering Hazards and Precautions
    • Wounds and Burns
    • Ventilation Requirements
    • Welding in Confined Spaces
    • Hazard Communication
    • Gases and Fumes
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Helmets, Gauntlets, Shoes, Aprons, and Shields
    • Welding Safety Program
    • Employer and Supervisor Responsibilities
    • Authorization
    • Welding Program Checklist
  • Target Audience

    • Employee
    • Supervisor
    • >
    • Manager