Welding Safety

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This course explains the three main risks relating to welding activities. It discusses the equipment-related risks, where there is the risk of electric shock from poorly maintained or damaged equipment and insufficient or worn PPE. Process-related risks, where there is a risk of burns, welding flashes, or fire and explosions when heating metals. Materials-related risks, where there is the risk of inhaling fumes, gases and vapours. The course includes methods to reduce your exposure to welding hazards including PPE and RPE, partitioning off the welding area and ensuring adequate ventilation.

Learning Outcomes:

At the completion of this course, learners will:

  1. Learn the three main risks related to welding activities.
  2. Understand how fumes are created depending on the types of welding process used.
  3. Learn about the types of gases and vapours that are created from welding activities.
  4. Learn how to prevent exposure to themselves and others from the radiation hazards caused by welding.
  5. Learn how to ensure adequate ventilation when conducting welding work.
  6. Understand how to reduce their exposure to the hazards associated with welding work.
  7. Understand what PPE must be worn to perform welding work.
  8. Learn about RPE equipment requirements to conduct welding tasks.

Course length: 12 mins (9-minute animated and subtitled video + 6 short answer assessment)

  • Certificate of completion
  • In-depth Reporting
  • Facilitator’s Guide including video transcript and Assessment Q&A’s
  • Optional pass rate
  • All content can be customised
  • Pause and resume function

Available in English (Australian), English (US), Spanish and French.

This course is suitable for use in Australia, the UK, Europe, the US, and all countries that adhere to OSHA and HSE requirements.

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