The 24-year-old worker was reportedly adjusting a metal sheet being welded by the machine when he was stabbed by one of its arms. Ramji Lal, from Uttar Pradesh, had been working at a SKH Metals factory in Manesar for around 18 months when the accident happened on Wednesday, the Times of India reported.
Welding is a very difficult trade to master. It involves many tools and equipment, and not just anyone can pick up a blow torch and start making the steel beams and car frames of the world—it takes a certain level of skill.
A Utah man was welding underneath his truck when a fire started and destroyed his home. David Clay said he was working on his Toyota truck that he had spent more than 1,000 hours on when the fire sparked.
A man was killed in an explosion at a welding shop in Dayton. Authorities were notified of the incident about 9 a.m. at Crystal Welding and "are treating it as a tragic accident," said City Administrator Bob Derus.
Q. What is a fume plume? A. A fume plume is the clearly visible column of fume that rises directly from the spot of welding or cutting. Welders and cutters should take precautions to avoid breathing this area directly.
General hazards of welding include impact, penetration, harmful dust, smoke, fumes, heat and light radiation. Welding “smoke” is a mixture of very fine particles (fumes) and gases. Many of the substances in the smoke can be extremely toxic.
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The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and ASIS International (ASIS), the preeminent fire protection and security associations, have launched a joint initiative to address active shooter incidents. The two ANSI-accredited Standards Developing Organizations recognize the need to collectively address the intersections of security, safety and fire safety management to maximize protection of human and physical assets during active shooter incidents.
Blue Rhino affirms safety violations, accepts $52K in penalties
December 9, 2015
For employees working with hazardous substances, an oversight can be disastrous - an unfortunate lesson learned by six Florida workers at a Blue Rhino propane tank refurbishing facility in Taveras, Florida who were injured during a fire.