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Welding health and safety [electronic resource] : a field guide for OEHS professionals /
Michael K. Harris.
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Fairfax, Va. : AIHA Press, c2002.
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xxiv, 222 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
1931504288, 9781931504287
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Fairfax, Va. : AIHA Press, c2002.
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1931504288
9781931504287
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Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
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9082573
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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Table of Contents
American Welding Societyp. iv
Prefacep. xvii
Acknowledgmentsp. xxi
About the Authorp. xxiii
Introduction to Welding Health and Safetyp. 1
Purposep. 1
Anticipation and Recognition of Welding and Cutting Health and Safety Hazardsp. 2
Regulationsp. 5
Resource Materialsp. 6
Welding Health and Safety: Initial Evaluation Formp. 7
Welding Processes: Health and Safety Considerationsp. 17
Preface to "Welding Processes"p. 17
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW or "Stick Welding")p. 19
SMAW Health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 19
SMAW Common Metalsp. 20
SMAW Process Descriptionp. 20
SMAW Health and Safety Hazard Discussionp. 22
Equipment Comments Specific to SMAWp. 24
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW, "HeliArc," or "TIG Welding")p. 25
GTAW health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 25
GTAW Common Metalsp. 26
GTAW Process Descriptionp. 26
GTAW Health and Safety Hazards Discussionp. 28
Equipment Comments Specific to GTAWp. 31
Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW or "MIG")p. 32
GMAW Health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 32
GMAW Common Metalsp. 32
GMAW Process Descriptionp. 33
GMAW Health and Safety Hazard Discussionp. 36
Equipment Comments Specific to GMAWp. 37
Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)p. 37
FCAW health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 37
FCAW Common Metalsp. 38
FCAW Process Descriptionp. 38
FCAW Health and Safety Hazards Discussionp. 40
Equipment Comments Specific to FCAWp. 40
Submerged Arc Welding (SAW or "SubArc")p. 41
SAW Health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 41
SAW Common Metalsp. 41
SAW Process Descriptionp. 41
SAW Health and Safety Hazard Discussionp. 43
Equipment Comments Specific to SAWp. 44
Electrogas Welding (EGW)p. 44
EGW health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 44
EGW Common Metalsp. 45
EGW Descriptionp. 45
EGW Health and Safety Hazards Discussionp. 46
Equipment Comments Specific to EGWp. 47
Electroslag Welding (ESW)p. 48
ESW Health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 48
ESW Common Metalsp. 48
ESW Descriptionp. 48
ESW Health and Safety Hazard Discussionp. 49
Equipment Comments Specific to ESWp. 50
Stud Welding (SW)p. 51
SW health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 51
SW Common Metalsp. 51
SW Process Descriptionp. 51
SW Health and Safety Hazards Discussionp. 53
Equipment Comments Specific to SWp. 54
Plasma Arc Welding (PAW)p. 54
PAW Health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 54
PAW Common Metalsp. 54
PAW Process Descriptionp. 55
PAW Health and Safety Hazard Discussionp. 57
Equipment Comments Specific to PAWp. 24
Oxyfuel Gas Welding (OFW)p. 58
OFW health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 58
OFW Common Metalsp. 59
OFW Process Descriptionp. 59
OFW Health and Safety Hazards Discussionp. 60
Equipment Comments Specific to OFWp. 63
Brazingp. 64
Brazing Health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 64
Brazing: Common Metalsp. 65
Brazing Process Descriptionp. 66
Brazing Health and Safety Hazard Discussionp. 69
Solderingp. 71
Soldering Health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 71
Soldering: Common Metalsp. 72
Soldering Process Descriptionp. 73
Soldering Health and Safety Hazards Discussionp. 76
Oxyfuel Gas Cutting (OFC "Torch Cutting")p. 77
OFC Health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 77
OFC Common Metalsp. 77
OFW Process Descriptionp. 77
OFC Health and Safety Hazards Discussionp. 78
Oxygen Lance Cutting (LOC)p. 79
LOC Process Descriptionp. 79
LOC Health and Safety Hazards Discussionp. 80
Arc Cutting and Arc Gougingp. 81
Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC)p. 81
Air Carbon Arc Cutting (CAC-A, "Air-Arc," "Arc-Gouging")p. 84
Shielded Metal Arc Curring (SMAC)p. 88
Oxygen Arc Cutting (AOC)p. 89
Gas Tungsten Arc Cutting (GTAC)p. 90
Gas Metal Arc Cutting (GMAC)p. 91
Laser Beam Welding (LBW), Cutting (LBC), and Drilling (LBD)p. 92
LBW, LBC, and LBD Health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 92
LBW, LBC, and LBD Common Metalsp. 92
Laser Beam Welding (LBW) Process Descriptionp. 93
LBW, LBC, and LBD Health and Safety Hazards Discussionp. 95
Shock and Electrocutionp. 98
Resistance Welding: Spot, Seam, and Projection Weldingp. 99
Sport, Seam, and Projection Welding Health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 99
Sport, Seam, and Projection Welding: Common Metalsp. 99
Sport, Seam, and Projection Welding Process Descriptionp. 99
Sport, Seam, and Projection Welding Health and Safety Hazards Discussionp. 95
Resistance Welding: Flash, Upset, and Percussion Weldingp. 101
Flash, Upset, and Percussion Welding Health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 101
Flash, Upset, and Percussion Welding: Common Metalsp. 101
Flash, Upset, and Percussion Welding Process Descriptionp. 102
Flash, Upset, and Percussion Welding Health and Safety Hazards Discussionp. 104
High Frequency Weldingp. 106
High Frequency Welding Health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 106
High Frequency Welding: Common Metalsp. 106
High Frequency Welding Process Descriptionp. 106
High Frequency Welding Health and Safety Hazards Discussionp. 107
Electron Beam Welding (EBW)p. 108
Electron Beam Welding Health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 108
Electron Beam Welding: Common Metalsp. 108
Electron Beam Welding Process Descriptionp. 108
Electron Beam Welding Health and Safety Hazards Discussionp. 110
Friction Weldingp. 111
Friction Welding Health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 111
Friction Welding: Common Metalsp. 111
Friction Welding Process Descriptionp. 111
Friction Welding Health and Safety Hazards Discussionp. 112
Explosion Weldingp. 112
Explosione Welding Health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 112
Explosion Welding: Common Metalsp. 112
Explosion Welding Process Descriptionp. 113
Explosion Welding Health and Safety Hazards Discussionp. 113
Ultrasonic Welding (USW)p. 115
USW Health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 115
USW: Common Metalsp. 115
USW Process Descriptionp. 115
USW Health and Safety Hazards Discussionp. 117
Thermal Spraying (THSP)p. 118
THSP Health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 118
THSP Common Metalsp. 119
THSP Process Descriptionp. 119
THSP Health and Safety Hazards Discussionp. 121
Surfacingp. 122
Surfacing Health and Safety Hazards Summaryp. 122
Surfacing Common Metalsp. 123
Surfacing Process Descriptionp. 123
Surfacing Health and Safety Hazards Discussionp. 124
Case Studiesp. 127
Welding Equipment: Health and Safety Considerationsp. 131
Regulations (U.S.)p. 131
Guidelines and Regulations Specific to Oxyfuel Equipmentp. 132
Compressed Gases and Cyrogenic Liquidsp. 135
Regulations Specific to Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Liquidsp. 136
Compressed Gas Hazardsp. 136
Storagep. 137
Handling Compressed Gas Cylindersp. 137
Using Compressed Gas Cylindersp. 139
Cryogenic Liquid Hazardsp. 140
Emergency Response Planp. 142
Gas-Specific Remarksp. 143
Acetylenep. 143
Methylacetylene-Propadiene (MAPP Gas)p. 144
Oxygenp. 145
Electric Arc Equipmentp. 145
Welding and Cutting in Confined Spacesp. 153
Regulationsp. 154
Investigate Possible Hazards Before Starting Workp. 156
Firep. 157
Changes in Work Practices or Chemicals Since Last Entryp. 161
Makeup Air Qualityp. 161
Very Small Spacesp. 162
Carbon Monoxide (CO)p. 162
Noisep. 162
Nonionizing Radiation (Ultraviolet)p. 163
Electrocutionp. 164
Atmospheric Hazards--Engineering and Administrative Controlsp. 164
Ventilationp. 164
Atmospheric Testing and Personal Air Monitoringp. 167
Construction, Maintenance, and Repair Welding: Health and Safety Considerationsp. 169
Regulations (U.S.)p. 170
Investigate Possible Hazards Before Starting Workp. 171
Coatingsp. 171
Base Metalp. 174
Filler Metalp. 175
Vessel Contents Residuep. 176
Nearby Workers and Processesp. 178
Investigate Alternatives to Welding and Cuttingp. 179
Water/Hydroabrasive Jet Cuttingp. 179
Health Effects of Metals, Gases, and Other Agents Commonly Encountered in Welding Processesp. 183
Personal Protective Equipmentp. 191
Regulations (U.S.)p. 191
Eye Protectionp. 192
Welding Helmets (Hoods)p. 191
Filter Shade Selectionp. 193
Automatic Darkening Filters for UVp. 195
Laser Protective Eyewearp. 196
Skin Protectionp. 197
Welding Helmet/Hoodp. 197
Glovesp. 197
Protective Clothingp. 198
Foot Protectionp. 199
Air Monitoringp. 201
Identifying Contaminants of Concernp. 202
Selecting Air Monitoring Sampling and Analysis Methodsp. 203
Gravimetric Methodsp. 203
Substance-Specific Methodsp. 204
Collecting Air Samplesp. 206
Appendixp. 213
Fume and Gas Generation Chapter VIII from Welding Health and Safety: Resource Manual, AIHA, Fairfax, VAp. 213
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