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Hot Safety Works

Course Overview

Welding, grinding, cutting, open flame and other spark producing tools and operations are all capable of starting dangerous fires in our workplaces. Collectively known as hot work, such processes require specific permits and procedures be followed to prevent the ignition of vapors, liquids and solids that may be in or near the work area. Careless hot work operations can quickly lead to fires, extensive property damage, severe injuries or death. This program discusses the safe work practices that should be taken to prevent such incidents and reviews the responsibilities of those workers involved in hot work tasks. 

As per guidelines of OSHAD-SF – Code of Practice 28 – Hot Works Safety

Learning Objectives

1

Learners will be able to understand why obtaining "authorization" before beginning welding, cutting, grinding operations is vital, and why welding is prohibited in certain areas of a facility.

2

Learners will be able to know how to guard against sparks starting fires

3

Learners will recognize how welding fumes can contaminate the workplace, and how to avoid exposure to this hazard.

4

Learners will be able to know what substances can be especially hazardous when being welded, and how mechanical ventilation devices can help control toxic fumes.

5

Learners will be able to understand how personal protective equipment can prevent injuries during welding operations.

Course Outline

Day One
  • Introduction
  • Setting Ground Rules
  • Introduction To Health And Safety 
  • Basic Terminologies In Health And Safety 
  • Hot Work Hazards
  • General Requirements for Fire Prevention And Protection 
  • Protection For Personnel
  • Hot Work Permit 
  • Gas/ Arc Welding And Cutting 
  • Ventillation
  • Fire Protection 
  • PPE
  • Safe Operation of the Welder
  • Safety Precautions for Engine Powered Welders 
  • First Aid 
  • Summary

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for:

Welders, workers involved in hot activities like cutting grinding

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