Duration 3 hrs
This program looks at the various hazards faced by welders and those working near welding operations, including hazardous fumes, gases, noise and extreme heat. Relevant legislation is reviewed including sector regulations and WHMIS. Hygiene monitoring, workplace inspections and ongoing communication with all workplace parties are a few of the hazard recognition and assessment tools reviewed. Practical measures for eliminating or controlling welding hazards such as local exhaust ventilation and respiratory protection are discussed.