Fact Sheets

Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

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Jul 01, 2015
2015 Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus: Oxy-Fuel Gas Cylinder Storage

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/factsheets/fs62.pdf

This fact sheet provides tips to safely use and store gas cylinders necessary for welding, brazing and other types of cutting.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Oct 01, 2007
3M Job Health Highlights - Respiratory Protection Basics for Welders

http://multimedia.3m.com/mws/mediawebserver?mwsId=66666UF6EVsSyXTtmxMyMxMtEVtQEVs6EVs6EVs6E666666--&fn=JHH_Vol%2025%20No%206.pdf

This article is intended to help welders understand the importance of selecting the correct respirator, using it properly and complying with regulatory requirements for respirator use.

Source: 3M

Oct 01, 2006
2006 MSHA's Occupational Illness and Injury Prevention Program Health Topic: Welding Fumes Sampling

http://www.msha.gov/illness%5Fprevention/healthtopics/hhicm10.htm

he potential hazards of welding operations include metal fumes, toxic gases, and ultraviolet and infrared radiation. Fume particles are formed from vaporization of molten metal.

Source: MSHA

Apr 01, 2005
American Welding Society – Safety and Health Fact Sheets

http://www.aws.org/technical/facts/index.html

This site provides access to thirty fact sheets specific to safety and health and welding as provided by the American Welding Society.

Source: AWS