PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT a. General. The electric arc is a very powerful source of light, including visible, ultraviolet, and infrared. Protective clothing and equipment must be worn during all welding operations. During all oxyacetylene welding and cutting proccesses, operators must use safety goggles to protect the eyes from heat, glare, and flying fragments of hot [...]

Types of Eye Protection According to OSHA selecting the most suitable eye and face protection should take into consideration the following elements: * Ability to protect against specific workplace hazards. * Should fit properly and be reasonably comfortable to wear. * Should provide unrestricted vision and movement. * Should be durable and cleanable. * Should [...]

GENERAL Welding is any metal joining process wherein coalescence is produced by heating the metal to suitable temperatures, with or without the application of pressure and with or without the use of filler metals. METALS Metals are divided into two classes, ferrous and nonferrous. Ferrous metals are those in the iron class and are magnetic [...]

GENERAL SHOP SAFETY All tools are dangerous if used improperly or carelessly. Working safely is the first thing the user or operator should learn because the safe way is the correct way. A person learning to operate machine tools must first learn the safety regulations and precautions for each tool or machine. Most accidents are [...]

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