ISO TR 18786
Health and safety in welding - Guidelines for risk assessment of welding fabrication activities
|Publication Date:||15 September 2014|
|ICS Code (Occupational safety. Industrial hygiene):||13.100|
|ICS Code (Welding, brazing and soldering in general):||25.160.01|
This Technical Report provides guidance for the assessment of the health and safety aspects of welding fabrication of metallic materials, including on-site and repair work. This Technical Report applies to welding and allied processes which are covered by the following processes in accordance with ISO 4063:
- arc welding (process number 1);
- gas welding (process number 3);
- cutting and gouging [process number 8 (excluding 84 laser cutting)].
For the purpose of this Technical Report, allied processes includes joint preparation and grinding.
Other processes, such as the following, might have similar health and safety aspects but are not directly addressed by this Technical Report:
- soldering and brazing;
- thermal spraying;
- pre-heating and post weld heat treatments;
- flame straightening and mechanical straightening.
This Technical Report includes list of hazards, harms, and damages with reference to assessment procedures and a guide for possible preventive actions.