Tool Box Talk- General Welding Safety (Quarry)
Health hazards from welding, cutting, and brazing operations include exposures to metal fumes and to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Safety hazards from these operations include burns, eye damage, electrical shock, cuts, and crushed toes and fingers. Many of these can be controlled with proper work practices and personal protective equipment (PPE).
Learning Objectives - at the end of this segment you should be able to:
- Review proper precautions and PPE to use when welding at a facility.
- Discuss potential hazards to eyes, lungs and skin while welding.
- Create a plan to protect yourself when welding at a facility.