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A Quick Guide to Welding and Weld Inspection
By
Steven E. Hughes
Steven E. Hughes
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Editor
Clifford Matthews
Clifford Matthews
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ISBN:
9780791859506
No. of Pages:
152
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2009

The Health and Safety at Work Act (HASAWA) is a piece of legislation that states that your employer has a duty under the law to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, your health, safety and welfare at work. In particular, your employer must:

Health and Safety at Work Act
Electrical safety
Welding/cutting process safety
Personal protective equipment (PPE)
Gases and fumes
COSHH and workplace exposure limits (WEL)
Lifting equipment/pressure system requirements
Hand tools and grinding machines
Other precautions before welding starts
Causes of accidents
Permit-to-work
Tanks and drums
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