Hot Work involves wide-ranging activities that comprise cutting, welding, thermit welding, brazing, soldering, grinding, thermal spraying. Whenever these activities are executed, accidents are most significant, Eyes and skin can be burned, hearing can be damaged and an electric shock can be hazardous
Hot work can cause a fire which can result inexplosions, thus, it’s important to take precautions to prevent burn injuries. Always make sure that there are no flammable vapors or combustible materials near your hot work area; use guards to “confine the heat, sparks, and slag, and to protect the immovable fire hazards.
There should be a designated area for hot work and it shouldhave a safeclear radius of combustibles typically maintained. If combustibles are not repositioned, wet down, or protected with welding curtains or blankets, the hot sparks from welding can easily lead to an explosion.
Hot work safety can also be displayed in the workplace to remind workers of safety precautions when performing welding, grinding, cutting, soldering, etc. work at all times.
Apart from the hot work area, employees should also wear the right Personal Protective Equipment i.e (PPE)
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