Health and safety in welding and allied processes
Here is a much-needed source of up-to-date information on safety in the welding industry. This book is one of the first to identify the hazards of ... Show synopsis Here is a much-needed source of up-to-date information on safety in the welding industry. This book is one of the first to identify the hazards of all major welding processes, showing how they should be controlled to provide safe working conditions for welders and other engineering personnel. Moreover, it includes a comprehensive listing of safety regulations in the United States and Canada. This edition describes the latest technology in the gas and arc welding processes, as well as more specialized welding processes, brazing, soldering, and thermal spraying. There is information on the welding and flame spraying of plastics, radiographic inspection, and the precautions needed when working on vessels contaminated by flammable materials. Also presented is useful guidance on mechanical hazards, ventilation and fume protection, lighting, fire, first aid, and personal protection equipment.