Hot Work In Construction Awareness
Hot slag, sparks, heat from a torch are all excellent sources of ignition that can easily set the workplace on fire. Combustible and flammable materials, poor housekeeping, and lack of employee training are the key ingredients responsible for fire related deaths and workplace property damage in the United States. This course will present the students with the necessary information to help prevent these fires.
- Types of hot work, equipment and torch use
- Personal protective equipment
- Fire prevention and safe work practices
- Fire Watch (Fire Guard) duties
- Compressed gas cylinder handling/storage
Who Should Attend:
All employees who manage, supervise or are involved in welding, burning, cutting and/or torch operations including those employees responsible for fire watch.
OSHA 29CFR 1910.252 /OSHA 29CFR 1926.352
Massachusetts, Rhode Island