NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog 
    Mar 31, 2023  
NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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WELD 1555 - Welding Safety

This course covers personal protection equipment (PPE), workplace safety, confined spaces, hot work permits; safety data sheets (SDS) and hazards that pertain to welding.

Credits: 2

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of WELD1555 Welding Technology Safety, the student will:

  1. Identify common hazards in welding
  2. Appraise safety data sheets
  3. Assess safe techniques used to avoid welding fumes
  4. Determine safe techniques of storing/handling compressed gas cylinders
  5. Describe  safe techniques used to prevent electric shock
  6. Compare proper material handling methods
  7. Explain  power tool safety
  8. Justify lock Out Tag Out procedures
  9. Evaluate forklift safety
  10. Critique proper rigging techniques
  11. Demonstrate respirator selection and use
  12. Demonstrate fire extinguisher use

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