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Toolbox talk: arc welding and fire safety.
CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training
Silver Spring, MD: CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 2014 Mar; :1-2
If properly installed and used, the arc welder is very safe. If used improperly, the unit can expose welders to fire, explosion, and retinal burns.
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CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, 8484 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910
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Toolbox talk: arc welding and fire safety
CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, Silver Spring, Maryland
Page last reviewed: March 11, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division