Another informative podcast by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS).
Welding: Don’t Get Burned

Everyone knows that welding can be a dangerous activity. This tips-based podcast explores the occupational hazards associated with welding, and offers some concrete precautions and recommendations for staying safe on the job.

  • Released: January 15, 2013
  • File Size: 2.16 MB
  • Length: 2:21 minutes

Direct download: episode73_WeldingEN.mp3
Category:Safety Hazards -- posted at: 2:02pm EDT

  • In addition to the tips mentioned in our podcasts, all welding personnel, welding personnel team leaders, and welding supervisors must be given adequate welding and cutting related safety training by qualified personnel. Periodic refresher training should be provided to all welding personnel. The CSA Standard W117.2-06 Safety in welding, cutting, and allied processes should be used as reference for training components. A hot work permit should be issued for any hot work being conducted in the workplace and workplaces must have an emergency response plan written and practiced in place. Please see our OSH Answers for further information on these subjects OSH Answers Hot Work: OSH Answers Emergency Response

    posted by: CCOHS on 2013-02-19 19:47:23

  • The severity of the accident even turns to 70% burns. Your tips would definitely help small business operators as well as others to prevent welding accidents at workplace. But only tips won’t serve the purpose, I think a training program should also be delivered to the employees as well as employers to combat effectively with an adversity at workplace. How to react in the real time situation? What should be the responding time? Such questions must be answered meticulously to reduce the number of accidents. Do you agree?

    posted by: Occupational Health & safety on 2013-02-06 06:11:55

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