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Toolbox talk: arc welding and electrical hazards (superseded).

Authors
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training
Source
Silver Spring, MD: CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 2014 Mar; :1-2
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20044143
Abstract
Arc welding is safe if the unit is properly installed and used. You can receive a shock, however, from the primary (input) voltage if you touch a lead or other electrically "hot" component inside the welder while any part of your body brushes the welder case or other grounded metal. For the updated version of this toolbox talk visit CPWR's website at <a href="https://www.cpwr.com/research/research-to-practice-r2p/r2p-library/toolbox-talks/"target="_blank">https://www.cpwr.com/research/research-to-practice-r2p/r2p-library/toolbox-talks/</a>.
Keywords
Construction; Construction-industry; Construction-workers; Construction-equipment; Safety-education; Safety-programs; Injury-prevention; Accident-prevention; Work-environment; Worker-health; Training; Education; Safety-measures; Arc-welders; Arc-welding; Welders; Welding; Welding-equipment; Welding-industry; Occupational-hazards; Hazards; Electrical-equipment; Electrical-shock
Contact
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 8484 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Publication Date
20140313
Document Type
Other
Funding Type
Construction; Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
2014
Identifying No.
Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U60-OH-009762; M042014
Priority Area
Construction
Source Name
Toolbox talk: arc welding and electrical hazards
State
MD
Performing Organization
CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, Silver Spring, Maryland
Page last reviewed: July 22, 2022
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division