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Other AWS Safety & Health Information

Other AWS Health and Safety Information

 

Download these free Safety and Health Fact Sheets

The free PDF documents below provide clear help in addressing common safety and health concerns. For more detailed information, refer to the free ANSI Z49.1 standard.

 

1  Fumes and Gases

 

2  Radiation

 

3  Noise

 

4  Chromium and Nickel in Welding Fume

 

5  Electrical Hazards

 

6  Fire and Explosion Prevention

 

7  Burn Protection

 

8  Mechanical Hazards

 

9  Tripping and Falling

 

10  Falling Objects

 

11  Confined Spaces

 

12  Contact Lens Wear

 

13  Ergonomics in the Welding Environment

 

14  Graphic Symbols for Precautionary Labels

 

15  Style Guidelines for Safety and Health Documents

 

16  Pacemakers and Welding

 

17  Electric and Magnetic Fields (EMF)

 

18  Lockout/Tagout

 

19  Laser Welding and Cutting Safety

 

20  Thermal Spraying Safety

 

21  Resistance Spot Welding

 

22  Cadmium Exposure from Welding and Allied Processes

 

23  California Proposition 65

 

24  Fluxes for Arc Welding and Brazing: Safe Handling and Use

 

25  Metal Fume Fever

 

26  Arc Viewing Distance

 

27  Thoriated Tungsten Electrodes

 

28  Oxyfuel Safety: Check Valves and Flashback Arrestors

 

29  Grounding of Portable and Vehicle Mounted Welding Generators

 

30  Cylinders: Safe Storage, Handling, and Use

 

31  Eye and Face Protection for Welding and Cutting Operations

 

33  Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Welding and Cutting

 

34  Coated Steels: Welding and Cutting Safety Concerns

 

35  Welding Safety in Education and Schools

 

36  Ventilation for Welding and Cutting

 

37  Selecting Gloves for Welding and Cutting

 

38  Respiratory Protection Basics for Welding Operations

 

40  Asbestos Hazards Encountered in the Welding and Cutting Environment

 

41  Combustible Dust Hazards in the Welding and Cutting Environment