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AWS - Z49.1:2012

Safety in welding and cutting and allied processes

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Organization: AWS
Publication Date: 1 January 2012
Status: active
Page Count: 68
ICS Code (Occupational safety. Industrial hygiene): 13.100
ICS Code (Welding, brazing and soldering in general): 25.160.01
ISBN (print): 978-0-87171-809-9
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1.1 Purpose. This standard is for the protection of persons from injury and illness and the protection of property (including equipment) from damage by fire and explosions arising from welding, cutting, and allied processes 1.2 Scope and Applicability. This standard shall be for the guidance of educators, operators, managers, and supervisors in the safe setup and use of welding and cutting equipment, and the safe performance of welding and cutting operations. 1.3 Exclusions. This standard shall not pertain to the following: (1) Guidelines for the design or manufacture of equipment (2) Building piping systems (3) Pipeline protection systems and station outlet equipment (4) Bulk gas supply systems (5) Building electrical installations 1.4 Equivalency. Nothing in this standard is intended to prevent the use of systems, methods, or devices of equivalent or superior quality, strength, fire resistance, effectiveness, durability, and safety over those prescribed by this standard. 1.4.1 Technical documentation shall be submitted to the authority having jurisdiction to demonstrate equivalency. 1.4.2 The system, method, or device shall be approved for the intended purpose by the authority having jurisdiction

abstract:

This standard covers all aspects of safety and health in the welding environment, emphasizing oxygen gas and arc welding processes with some coverage given to resistance welding. It contains... View More

Document History

Z49.1:2012
January 1, 2012
Safety in welding and cutting and allied processes
1.1 Purpose. This standard is for the protection of persons from injury and illness and the protection of property (including equipment) from damage by fire and explosions arising from welding,...

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