Metal fabrication: Improving safety through welding and grinding task layout and design

The layout of a welding or grinding workstation/area will depend on the work piece a worker is working on.
Last updated

Jun 2015

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4 pages

What it contains

Improving safety through layout and design in the metal fabrication industry covers many workplace factors, including welding and grinding tasks. Creating the safe layout of a welding or grinding workstation or area depends on the worker’s task. This document outlines ways workplaces can improve safety in the industry. It explains:

  • general considerations for workplace and equipment safety
  • how to safely design for welding in the workplace
  • how to safely design for grinding in the workplace