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EOS 009: Welding Safety (Hot Work)

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1 Hour
Course Purpose:
Welding and cutting are hazardous activities that pose a unique combination of both safety and health risks. The risk from fatal injuries alone is more than four deaths per thousand workers over a working lifetime.

The purpose of this course is to review the hazards and safe work practices involved in welding and cutting to prevent injury and/or illness.
Who Should Attend:
Required one-time for all University employees who use welding equipment, cutting torches, or brazing equipment.
Topics Covered:
  • Welding terminology & definitions
  • Overview of welder certification/qualification
  • Welding processes
  • Welding codes
  • Weld joint terminology
  • Welding discontinuities/defects
  • Overview of hazards associated with welding and cutting.
  • Oxy-Acetylene safety
  • Compressed gas cylinder sizes/capacities
  • Compressed gas cylinder color code, markings and components
  • Compressed gas cylinder labels
  • Compressed gas cylinder handling , transportation and storage
  • Welder health and safety
Course Materials

* Classes with insufficient registration will be cancelled

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