Construction worker injuries caused by welding, cutting, brazing, and soldering result in thousands of injuries and millions of dollars in material damages every year. These injuries often cause damage to the eyes, burns to the skin, and fires at the job site. Statistics estimate that the risk from fatal welding injuries is at least four deaths per 1,000 workers over a lifetime.

The Welding and Cutting Safety Course

Our OSHA Welding and Cutting course is designed to help welding and cutting professionals maximize their safety, efficiency, and productivity at the job site. In spite of the hot, sharp tools and equipment required in this line of work, industry professionals can take many precautions to stay safe and prevent injuries every day. These are some of the important topics that our one-hour online course covers:

  • Personnel Protection
  • Fire Prevention and Protection
  • Manifolding of Cylinders
  • Health Protection and Ventilation
  • Cylinders and Containers
  • Service Piping Systems
  • Protection of Service Pipe System
  • Resistance Welding
  • Arc Welding and Cutting

With all skill levels and specializations of welding and cutting workers in mind, we've ensured that this course covers all of OSHA's general requirements about the industry and helps students identify the safety requirements for all types of welding and cutting. After taking this course, you'll be able to understand how to take the proper steps to avoid heat-related risks, assume responsibility for hot work precautions, and reduce your risks and costs associated with injuries and damages.

This course is offered by the University of South Florida OSHA Training Institute Education Center and is not a course or program of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a University of South Florida Certificate of Completion and .1 CEUs.

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