1926.354 - Welding, Cutting, and Heating in Way of Preservative Coatings. - See disclaimers. - See disclaimers. (4) - Before a regulator is removed from a cylinder valve, the cylinder valve shall always be closed and the gas released from the regulator. (d) - Use of fuel gas. (2) - Hot electrode holders shall not be dipped in water; to do so may expose the arc welder or cutter to electric shock. The person cracking the valve shall stand to one side of the outlet, not in front of it. In spite of the hot, sharp tools and equipment required in this line of work, industry professionals can take many precautions to stay safe and prevent injuries every day. (2) - When sufficient ventilation cannot be obtained without blocking the means of access, employees in the confined space shall be protected by air-line respirators in accordance with the requirements of Subpart E of this part, and an employee on the outside of such a confined space shall be assigned to maintain communication with those working within it and to aid them in an emergency. An attendant with a pre-planned rescue procedure shall be stationed outside to observe the welder at all times and be capable of putting rescue operations into effect. 1910.252(a)(2)(xii)Pipes. There are no OSHA forms maintained or approved for welding equipment inspection recordkeeping. Construction worker injuries caused by welding, cutting, brazing, and soldering result in thousands of injuries and millions of dollars in material damages every year. The employer shall thoroughly instruct employees in the safe use of fuel gas, as follows: (1) - Before a regulator to a cylinder valve is connected, the valve shall be opened slightly and closed immediately. else{ [CDATA[ Welding shall not be attempted on a metal partition, wall, ceiling or roof having a combustible covering nor on walls or partitions of combustible sandwich-type panel construction. (2) - The cylinder valve shall always be opened slowly to prevent damage to the regulator. 1926.353 - Ventilation and protection in welding, cutting, and heating. (j) - Additional rules. (3) - When the arc welder or cutter has occasion to leave his work or to stop work for any appreciable length of time, or when the arc welding or cutting machine is to be moved, the power supply switch to the equipment shall be opened. Main Menu. Named after worker safety advocate Susan Harwood, OSHA awards grants on a competitive basis to nonprofit organizations to help them develop and deliver training programs to workers and employers. (c) - Welding, cutting, or heating of metals of toxic significance. Bookmark (Ctrl+D) 1910.252 – 1910.255 – Welding, Cutting and Brazing Nothing shall be placed on top of a fuel gas cylinder, when in use, which may damage the safety device or interfere with the quick closing of the valve. Home | Course Catalog | FAQs | Contact Us | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy | Refund Policy | Promo Codes. For additional details not covered in this subpart, applicable technical portions of American National Standards Institute, Z49.1-1967, Safety in Welding and Cutting, shall apply. OSHA Training Services Inc. All Rights Reserved. Home; Courses Menu Toggle. (3) - "Lifelines." Such training requires employers to know the facts and present them. (d) - Operating instructions. if(window.sidebar){ Our OSHA Welding and Cutting course is designed to help welding and cutting professionals maximize their safety, efficiency, and productivity at the job site. } "OSHA Education Center®" is a servicemark of American Safety Council, Inc.Copyright © , American Safety Council, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Hot Work (including Welding, Cutting and Heating) » Testing and Certifying for Hot Work. Our OSHA Welding and Cutting course is designed to help welding and cutting professionals maximize their safety, efficiency, and productivity at the job site. //