Safety Alliance

Welding Technician Safety



Based on the ANSI Z49.1:2012 Safety in Welding Standard, the Welding Technician Safety course includes a broad range of topics, including hazards, safety equipment, ventilation, welding in confined spaces, safety precautions, and safety specifications. Our Welding Technician Safety course is equally accessible to students as well as established professionals who want to expand their knowledge base and core competencies.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the Welding Technician Safety course, the student will better understand:

  • Introduction to Welding Safety: The Importance of Safety, Locating Safety Guidelines, and Safety Roles and Responsibilities
  • Radiation: Hazards and Prevention
  • Electric Shock: Hazards and Prevention
  • Fires and Burns: Hazards and Prevention
  • Fumes and Gases: Hazards and Prevention
  • Noise: Hazards and Prevention
  • Managing Welding Hazards: Workplace Hazards and Personal Protection Equipment
  • Managing Welding Hazards: Environmental Hazards, Confined Spaces, and Ventilation Safety
  • Process Specific Welding Safety: Oxyfuel Welding and Cutting
  • Process Specific Welding Safety: Arc Welding and Cutting
  • Process Specific Welding Safety: Resistance Welding, Electron Beam Welding, Brazing, and Soldering

Additional Information

Course Length: 8 hrs

Course Required By: Industry Best Practice, OSHA, ANSI

Written Exam: Written and hands-on competency will be evaluated at the end of each course. Incorrectly answered questions will be reviewed with student to ensure understanding before completion of course.

Retraining: As required by company