The man is in the image is my friend Nazi. He is a first class welder. He has been working as a welder for more than 10 years. Currently he is working in an Engineering company in Queensland. This company is a large fabrication and construction company servicing the mining, power generation, petrochemical, processing, infrastructure and commercial industries throughout Australia and Asia. Nazi shared his experience about the hazards and risk involve in welding works.
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Chosen Person Nazi (Welder)
Welding-Welding can generate metal particulates and noxious gases including ozone, nitrogen oxides and carbon monoxide.
Possible Hazards associated with welding-
1. The arc
2. The fumes
3. The volatile combination of heat and gas
4. The electrical circuit
5. The hot metal
Personal Protective Equipment and Clothing should be worn-
1. A shield or helmet
2. Fire resistant gauntlet leather gloves
3. Wool or fire-resistant canvas protective clothing that covers arms, legs and neck that also provide UV protection.
4. A leather apron
5. Leather steel-capped safety boots with leather spats
6. A felt skull-cap or beret
8. Wear full helmet equipment to protect the head from falling objects, impact from protruding objects, hot or flying metal particles.
Other possible Hazards in workplace-
> Slips, Trips and Falls
A little slip at work can have a big impact on life.
More serious slips or trips together with the resulting falls may result in:
> Sprain or strains
> Broken bones when trying to break the fall
> A back injury due to the sudden and forceful impact during a fall
> Burns if it occurs near hot surfaces or if the person is handling hot fluids
> Cuts if it occurs near sharp objects