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Arc welding is a safe occupation when sufficient measures are taken to protect the welder from potential hazards. When these measures are overlooked, welders can encounter such dangers as electric shock, overexposure to fumes and gases, arc radiation, and fire and explosion.

This video series is a powerful resource which keeps the welding operator in mind. The modules detail both mandatory safety practices and those based on shop experience.


Lincoln Electric offers a complete line of portable, stationary, and engineered solutions for welding fume control. Our team of safety specialists can assist with your questions and concerns, and provide you with a full compliment of weld fume extraction solutions.

WELDING FUME GUIDES AND INFORMATION

WELDING FUME CONTROL

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HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM

OSHA Health Topics:
Safety and Hexavalent Chromium

OSHA News Release:
Provisions of the Hexavalent Chromium Standards

OSHA Final Rule:
Occupational Exposure To Hexavalent Chromium

OSHA Small Entity Compliance Guide for
Hexavalent Chromium Standard DOWNLOAD

OSHA Hexavalent Chromium Standards (MC09-12)
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REVISED TLV FOR MANGANESE

The American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) advised in February 2013 that it had adopted the proposed change to the Threshold Limit Value (TLV) for manganese. The change was published in the 2013 Edition of its TLVs and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs) publication.

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PUBLICATIONS FROM AMERICAN WELDING SOCIETY

Safety and Health Fact Sheets

Safety in Welding, Cutting and Allied Processes Document - AWS/ANSI Z49.1

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Browse through our collection of safety related print and interactive materials. These can be utilized in the shop, garage or classroom and are helpful guides to reference as necessary.

Welding Safety Interactive DVD

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Welding Poster Pak

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Safe Use Guides (SUG) contain important health and safety information.

Browse the Safe Use Guides to expand your knowledge on a variety of welding related products.


Submerged Arc Flux

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Welding Wire & Electrodes

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Safety Data Sheets (SDS) are the Hazard Communication Standard.

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