Welding Safety Training
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This Welding Health and Safety training course raises awareness of the risks presented by welding operations, including both gas and electric arc welding. It provides details of how to complete a risk assessment and follow the appropriate control measures.
Welding and cutting operations are used in many manufacturing and engineering environments but they present many risks to health and safety. This course helps you to understand the risks that must be avoided and provides knowledge of how to carry out your welding activities safely.
- Written in compliance with UK legislation and guidance
- Developed by health and safety professionals
- Accredited by CPD and Assured by RoSPA Qualifications
- Online training course and assessment with no time limits
- Full audio voiceover
- Approximate duration: 1-2 hours
- Same day digital certificate. Printed certificate posted the next working day
Aims of the course
By the end of this course, you will:
- Be aware of the health and safety hazards and controls for the most common types of welding and cutting.
- Understand the legal requirements for health and safety.
- Know what is required for a welding or cutting risk assessment.
- Understand how the risks to health and safety from welding and cutting are controlled and your role in this.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 1 year. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.
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If you wish to try this course then register for a demo by clicking the 'interactive demo' button. You will be given the option to purchase and continue with your course at the end of your demo!
|1||Introduction to Welding Health and Safety|| |
Definitions, gas welding and cutting, electric arc welding, health and safety hazards, health and safety legislation for welding and cutting operations, legal enforcement, HSE Safety Alert February 2019, and employee duties.
|2||Risk Assessment|| |
What is a risk assessment?, who should carry out a risk assessment?, identify the hazards, decide who might be harmed and how, evaluate the risks, evaluate existing controls, the hierarchy of control, HSE guidance, record your findings and implement them, and review and update.
|3||Health Risks and Controls During Welding and Cutting|| |
Controlling welding fume exposure, HSE Safety Alert, engineering controls and RPE, local exhaust ventilation (LEV), positioning an LEV hood, safety data sheets (SDSs), hazard labelling and packaging, selection and use of RPE, personal protective equipment (PPE), checking and maintaining LEV and RPE, noise exposure, vibration exposure, manual handling, and health surveillance.
|4||Safety Risks and Controls During Welding and Cutting|| |
Fire and smoke risks, hot work on tanks and drums, permit to work, compressed gasses, welding in confined spaces, electrical hazards, duties on manufacturers, importers or distributors, stray welding currents, safe use and maintenance of welding equipment, welding checks, slips, trips and falls, eye protection, training, communication and housekeeping, and emergency procedures.
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The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 20 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.
Who should take this course?
This Welding Health and Safety training course is suitable for anyone who uses welding and cutting operations in their work, specifically metal-to-metal welding activities, such as gas, electric, arc, MIG and TIG welding.
The course is well-suited for managers, supervisors, and team leaders who are responsible for carrying out a risk assessment, but the level of information covered is appropriate for workers at all levels.
How do our courses work?
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If you’ve purchased a single course, we’ll send you a unique course code. You can use this to add your training to an existing account, or create a brand new one.
Purchased multiple courses for training your team? We’ll email you all the login details you need to distribute to your staff.
If your delivery address is in the UK, we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address once you’ve completed your course. Although we try to deliver your certificates as soon as possible, please allow 3-4 working days for delivery.
Don’t want to wait? You can instantly download your digital certificate as a PDF after course completion.
Additionally, please note that if your company is paying by invoice we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.
Our friendly customer support team is happy to help at any stage of your training. Call us on 0333 006 7000 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll do our best to answer any questions you may have.
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