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Welding and Cutting

Provider: Mason Contractors Association of America
Discipline: Safety
Credits: 1.00

This course attempts to discuss the two most common types of welding and cutting (gas and arc), the danger that are involved in working with them and the safety measure that can be undertaken to minimize and prevent the occurrence of their associated hazards. The course goes on to study fire prevention techniques and the danger of preservative coatings when welding or cutting.

All quizzes must be passed with a 100% to proceed forward to the next lesson. Final Exam must be passed with a 70% to pass the course. The final exam can be taken three times if necessary.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Be able to differentiate between the standards for gas and arc welding and cutting
  2. Know the various fire prevention methods
  3. Understand the need and methods of ventilation
  4. Know the dangers of preservative coating and how to minimize them
Topics Covered:
  • Transporting, Moving and Storing Compressed Gas Cylinders
  • Placing Cylinders
  • Treatment of Cylinders
  • Use of Fuel Gas
  • Fuel Gas and Oxygen Manifolds
  • Hose
  • Torches
  • Regulators and Gauges
  • Oil and Grease Hazards
  • Arc Welding and Cutting
  • Welding Cables and Connectors
  • Fire Prevention
  • Ventilation and Protection
  • Inert-Gas Metal-Arc Welding
  • Welding, Cutting and Heating Preservative Coatings

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