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Safety Tip of the Week – Hazards of Hot Work

Safety Tip of the Week – Hazards of Hot Work

Welding is a routine job on many worksites. However, this common task has hazards that can result in serious injury and property damage. Bystanders, as well as workers involved directly with welding, can be affected. Experts estimate that 6% of all fires on industrial properties are caused by welding or...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hazards of Hot Work

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hazards of Hot Work

For some of you, welding is a hands-on job, but welding safety is really up to everyone. It involves not only the welder, but also those working in the vicinity of welding operations. We also need to watch out for hazards should a contractor enter our facility to do a...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Safety in Hot Work

Weekly Safety Meeting – Safety in Hot Work

Safety in Hot Work For some of you, welding is a hands-on job. Welding safety, however, involves not only the welder, but also those working in the vicinity of welding operations. We also need to watch out for hazards should a contractor enter our facility to do a welding job....

Weekly Safety Meeting – Welding Galvanized Steel Safely

Weekly Safety Meeting – Welding Galvanized Steel Safely

Welding Galvanized Steel Safely One of the most significant health hazards in the welding process is the generation of fumes and gases. Do you weld on galvanized metals? Zinc is the coating used on galvanized metals and, when you heat the metal, it produces vaporized metal droplets, which are called...