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