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Safety: Welding Part 1 – Gas Cylinders & Oxy-fuel Systems

Welding and cutting are processes used in manufacturing to join and separate pieces of metal by heating them to their melting point. These processes are also commonly used in construction, demolition, maintenance, and repair work.

This 3-hour interactive online course is the first of a two-part series that covers the important safety facts and practices involving the high-pressure and low-pressure gases used in welding. You’ll learn general welding safety as well as specific safety practices. You’ll also learn about controlling heat sources from welding operations to protect yourself from harm and your facility from fire. Specifically, this course looks at:

Safety in welding and cutting

Safe handling and storage of gas cylinders

Use of Oxy-fuel welding and cutting systems

Course Details

This course is approximately 3 hours in length, with an exam at the end. Once you pass the exam with a score of 70% or better, you can print your personalized certificate right from your computer, or download it as a PDF.

The course is fully narrated and packed with photos, interactivity, links to related content, and downloadable material.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify common welding gases and understand how they’re used in welding operations
  • Point out the hazards associated with welding gases
  • Safely handle and store different types of gas cylinders
  • Safely operate a basic gas welding setup
  • Recognize the safety considerations involved in the setup and operation of electric arc-welding equipment
  • Identify welding equipment malfunctions and take corrective action
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