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WELDING SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

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Precautions to take when you use welding equipment outdoors:

  • Precautions to take when you use welding equipment outdoors:
  • Remove vegetation from the work area.
  • Where vegetation can’t be removed, use a sprayer to wet down the work area prior to starting welding operations. Wet a wider area on the down-wind side from the welding location. If working in the same area for an extended period, re-wet the vegetation surrounding the work site.
  • Keep water handy.
  • Have someone with you to spot any fires that sparks ignite so that they can be caught while small.
  • Avoid parking vehicles in dry grass tall enough to touch the catalytic converter on the underside of your vehicle.