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Safety Measures While Using Welding Equipments

Safety Measures While Using Welding Equipments

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There are about 2000 eye injuries reported everyday in US workplace. Most injuries occur due to lapses in the usage of protection gears. Flying particles are the reason for 70% of injuries that are related to eye.
There are about 2000 eye injuries reported everyday in US workplace. Most injuries occur due to lapses in the usage of protection gears. Flying particles are the reason for 70% of injuries that are related to eye.

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Safety Measures While Using Welding Equipments
There are about 2000 eye injuries reported everyday in US workplace. Most injuriesoccur due to lapses in the usage of protection gears. Flying particles are the reasonfor 70% of injuries that are related to eye. These injuries can be avoided handsdown by wearing the right kind of protective gear required for the job. Welding is initself a hazardous job.
work in an environment that is subject to arc andheat rays, slag from chipping, flying metal and dirt from grinding. Therefore it ismost important to choose the protective gear that suits the work type and to wear itconsistently.
Tips to injuries
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Inspect your welding equipment for any damage. Keep your equipments voidof rust by maintaining it properly.
Proper selection of protective gear according to the type of work and intensityis very vital.
Protective gears should be at reachable distance.
Always make it a point to use the safety gears while handling the weldingequipments.
Wear the eye protection gears under your safety helmet.
If your
has the auto darkening option, you can workpeacefully without having to adjust the shade manually.
Wearing the right shade of filter in your eye gear is very important.
Welding areas are harmful place of work. They should be secluded from restof the place of work by a curtain that can absorb welding rays.
Read manufacturer’s instruction manual thoroughly. And follow theinstructions religiously.
Keep your cables away from other tools so that they last longer.
Avoid usage of cables that are undersized, damaged or spliced.
Look for advice of the manufacturer for periodic maintenance activities to beperformed on your
.
Keep your helmet down to minimize your chances of injuring your eye fromflying particles.
Always choose an eyewear that has side shields or goggles and a correct filtershade to protect your eyes.
Make sure your safety eye gear meets the heat, filtering and impactrequirements.

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