International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Mechanical Engineering | China | Volume 2 Issue 3, March 2013 | Rating: 6.5 / 10


A Review of Safety Procedures and Guidelines in Welding and Cutting

Hassan Tukur [2] | Qu Zhoude


Abstract: Welding is a key tool in the aspect of construction as well as development. Welding is a high tech industry which can take you places all over the world. Welds are everywhere, just look around. From ladders to aircraft carriers, Welding is important to today’s manufacturing. The welding processes are mostly carried out in the work shop and on the field. During these processes, manufacturers or welders are faced with a lot of hazards, due to the direct or indirect contact with the work pieces (hot or cold) or welding tools and flash arc etc. This paper intends to review some basic precautionary measures in terms of DOs and DONTs which if obeyed can eliminate or minimize this risk, and to serve as an orientation paper to technical students who may have the course to perform practical /training in welding. The DOs and DONTs as well as the negative consequences (implications) were highlighted under Different topics.


Keywords: Safety, Hazard, flash Arc, welding, Recommendations


Edition: Volume 2 Issue 3, March 2013,


Pages: 119 - 123


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