Improper welding, burning, and cutting can be dangerous. Learn how to identify and control hazards by following safe procedures.
Welding health and safety
A comprehensive guide to understanding welding and cutting processes, hazards, and regulations.
Welding safety and health information (American Welding Society)
A collection of welding information, including an online safety course and numerous safety fact sheets.
Welding ventilation (Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety)
This webpage offers a good overview of ventilation in welding operations.
Welding and manganese: potential neurologic effects (NIOSH)
Learn about the potential health risks associated with exposure to manganese in welding fumes.
Controlling hazardous fume and gases during welding (OSHA)
A fact sheet detailing the health effects of welding fume exposure along with strategies for reducing exposure.