Welding & Cutting Safety

Course Description

This course discusses the two most common types of welding and cutting [gas and arc], the danger that are involved in working with them and the safety measure that can be undertaken to minimize and prevent the occurrence of their associated hazards.

The course goes on to study fire prevention techniques and the danger of preservative coatings when welding or cutting.

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Course Details

Next Start Date:
Friday October 18, 2019
Federal Standard:
29 CFR 1926 Subpart J


1 hour
Course Availability:
Online 24/7

Course Objectives

  1. Be able to differentiate between the standards for gas and arc welding and cutting
  2. Know the various fire prevention methods
  3. Understand the need and methods of ventilation
  4. Know the dangers of preservative coating and how to minimize them


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Course Content

  1. Transporting, Moving and Storing Compressed Gas Cylinders
  2. Placing Cylinders
  3. Treatment of Cylinders
  4. Use of Fuel Gas
  5. Fuel Gas & Oxygen Manifolds
  6. Hose
  7. Torches
  8. Regulators & Gauges
  9. Oil & Grease Hazards
  10. Arc Welding & Cutting
  11. Welding Cables & Connectors
  12. Fire Prevention
  13. Ventilation & Protection
  14. Inert-Gas Metal-Arc Welding
  15. Welding, Cutting and Heating Preservation Coatings
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System Requirements

The elements listed below are the minimum system requirements to take this online course. While you may use the minimum requirements, your experience online will be greatly enhanced through the use of a faster internet connection, i.e. cable or DSL as opposed to ‘dial-up’.

  • IBM PC Compatible Computer [200 MHz processor with 32MB RAM]
  • Sound Card with speakers or headphones
  • SVGA [800×600] video card, driver, and monitor
  • Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP
  • Internet connection [minimum 56Kbps recommended]
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.0 or greater [free download]
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