This image shows an example of an unsafe work practice.
Welder using welding sleeve, gloves, helmet, respirator and a welding barrier to contain sparks. Welder and other workers in the area exposed to welding fume. Awkward posture. Welder and other workers in the area are exposed to ultraviolet radiation(UV).
A fire extinguisher should be readily available. Positive means should be made to confine sparks and slag. A worker should be assigned as a fire watch during and for a sufficient time afterwards to ensure that there is no possibility of fire.
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