Improper welding, burning, and cutting can be dangerous. Learn how to identify and control hazards by following safe procedures.
Visit the Oregon OSHA website to learn more about welding safety and regulations.
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.