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Document ID (ISN)75171
CIS number 00-968
Year 1999
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet INDG297
Health and Safety Executive
Title Safety in gas welding, cutting and similar processes
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 1999. 14p. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract Contents of this safety guide usable for training purposes: risk assessment; permits-to-work; qualifications; equipment used in gas welding and cutting; fire, explosion and other hazards (use of fuel gases and oxygen); risks from lighted blowpipes; gas leaks; ventilation; storage and handling of gas cylinders; flashbacks; maintenance, examination and testing of equipment.
Descriptors (primary) compressed gases; pressurized gas systems; training material; fire protection; welding and cutting; explosion protection
Descriptors (secondary) protection against leakage; oxygen; propylene; acetylene; flexible tubing; gas cylinders; handling and storage; blowpipes; vehicle repair and servicing; training manuals; ventilation; hazard evaluation; housekeeping; preventive maintenance; flame arresters; maintenance shops; safe working methods; qualifications; permits-to-work; safety guides; United Kingdom
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Compressed gases and pressure vessels
Welding and cutting
OSH training