Thursday, December 22, 2011

Safety Checklist For Arc Welding & Gas Cutting


Safety Checklist For Arc Welding & Gas Cutting


SAFETY CHECKLIST FOR  ARC WELDING AND GAS CUTTING

Safety Questionnaire


Yes
No
Before Commencing Welding Or Gas Cutting Activity
1.1
Are you a trained worker for welding and gas cutting



1.2
Have you put on the correct personal protective equipment meant for welding



1.2) Equipment Set Up & Condition
i
are the manifolds, gas regulators, hose and torches in good conditions?



ii
are the short-length / extension hose properly connected and according to colour coding



iii
are the hosts, joints and valves free from leakage?



iv
are the gas hoses properly arranged or suspended



v
are the approved flash-back arrestor fitted to the gas outlet and inlet of the cutting torch?



vi
are the gas torch and gas hoses provided with valid inspection tags ?



Vii
Are you welding at the designated area meant for welding purposes



Vii
Is there a fire extinguisher nearby the welding location



Viii
Are you trained to operate the fire extinguisher



Viiii
Did you conduct pre site survey to look out for possible nearby flammable substance or ignition source before you commence welding activities



During Welding or Gas Cutting
2.1
a ‘spark-gun’ provided for the lighting of gas torch



2.2
Are the gas regulators set to correct pressure (for gas cylinders only)?




2.3
Is the gas torch shut off before moving around



After Welding or Gas Cutting Activity
3.1
Is the gas turned off?



3.2
Is the supply valve securely closed



3.3
Are the torches and gas hoses disconnected form supply and
removed out of the tanks?



3.4
Did you perform fire watch during the lst hour after welding activity completed to look out for possible smoldering smoke



3.5
Did you perform fire watch during the 3rd hour after welding activity completed to look out for possible smoldering smoke







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