API RP 2009
SAFE PRACTICES IN GAS AND ELECTRIC CUTTING AND WELDING
|Publication Date:||1 November 1967|
This publication outlines suggested recommended practices for the protection of persons from injury, and for the protection of property from damage, by fire which might occur in and around petroleum installations during the operation of gas or electric welding and cutting equipment In this publication, no attempt has been made to cover the design or installation of gas and electric welding equipment.
The American Petroleum Institute takes no position as to whether any method, apparatus, or product mentioned herein is covered by an existing patent, nor as to the validity of any patent alleged to cover any such method, apparatus, or product Furthermore, the information contained in this publication does not grant the right, by implication or otherwise, for manufacture, sale, or use in connection with any method, apparatus, or product covered by letters patent; nor does it insure anyone against liability for infringement of letters patent.
The methods described in this publication may be used by anyone desiring to do so, but neither the American Petroleum Institute nor any of its members shall be held responsible or liable in any way either for loss or damage resulting therefrom or for the violation of any federal, state, or municipal regulations with which they may conftict.
This publication was prepared by the Manufacturing Safety Committee of the Central Committee on Safety and Fire Protection. It has been approved for publication by the Operating Committee of the Division of Science and Technology. Prior to this edition, the publication was entitled Accident Prevention Manual No.3: Gas and Electric Cutting and Welding and was published as follows: first edition, 1932; second edition, 1953.