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OSHA WELDING COMPLIANCE AUDITS

Audits are performed by a Certified Welder with more than five years experience in the occupational safety and health profession and is a current member of the American Welding Safety Safety Committee. The criterion for compliance are 29 CFR 1910 - Subpart Q and 1926 - Subpart J, as applicable, to the employer's industrial division.


WELDING SAFETY FOR WELDERS - 8 Hours


The course is for all welders who wish to acquire certificates of welding safety training. The presenter is a Certified Welder and serves on the American Welding Society Safety Committee. The course schedule is as follows:

FIRST HOUR

Introduction
Discussion of welding practices
Definition of terms
Hazards most common to welders - acute and chronic
Fires & explosions Compressed gas cylinders and piping systems Electrocution Exposure to particulate & fumes Effects of inhalation of fumes & particulates generated by slag, flux, metal & various coatings
Mercury Zinc Lead Beryllium Chromium Nickel Silver Fluorine Fluorine Cadmium Non-ionizing Radiation Ionizing Radiation Thermal Burns Heat Stress

SECOND HOUR

Tangential hazards in the welding shop
Hand protection Materials handing & storage Head protection Foot protection Hearing protection Forklift trucks Cranes Scaffolds Non-powered hand tools Powered hand tools Bench grinders
Managing medical services and first aid Specifications & maintenance of the first aid kit Occupational illnesses
Cellulitis
Conjunctivitis
Blepharitis
THIRD HOUR Film on Oxy-Fuel Safety

Hazardous substance recognition Commentary on warning labels Discussion of Material Safety Data Sheets
General Requirements of OSHA
Basic precautions Special precautions Fire extinguishers Hot work permits Floors Prohibited areas Assisting the employer in meeting responsibilities Welding & cutting containers Back flow preventers & flash back arresters
FOURTH HOUR Confined space work
Personal protective equipment selection Requirements for the trained observer Confined space permitting Management of welding equipment in confined spaces
Film on Arc Welding Safety
FIFTH HOUR Electric arc welding safety - principles & practices
Overview & discussion of various practices
Comparative nomenclature Applications of various forms of arc welding Limitations of equipment Approval by testing laboratories Transformer configuration Voltage limitations & conservation of energy Making assessments relative to suitability for anticipated performance Testing & inspection of arc welding equipment SIXTH HOUR Eye protection selection - OSHA requirements UV protection strategies Control boxes Power source requirements
AC phase relationships
DC polarity relationships
Supply connections & conductors Grounding Electrode holder & work lead inspection & maintenance Impedance problems SEVENTH HOUR Resistance welding - principles & practices
Electrical Theory Personal protective equipment requirements Single point & multiple point resistance welders Ignitron tube inspection
Associated hazards of ignitron tubes EIGHTH HOUR Resistance welding - principles & practices (continued)
Voltage limitations Interlocks Guarding Shields Foot switches Stop buttons Safety pins Grounding Counterbalances Portable welding machines Safety chains Clevis pins
Induction welding
Ventilation & flash guard Maintenance requirements
Summary of lecture

Course evaluation

To request this training,

Contact Kris Bancroft
email chiron@sprintmail.com
phone (423) 570-8875
2266 Pleasant Road
Evensville, TN 37332


WELDING SAFETY & HEALTH - 24 Hours