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									                                                      CITY OF PLANO


                              CKL 15: GAS WELDING AND CUTTING CHECKLIST



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A. GENERAL WELDING PROCEDURES
1.   Welders properly trained and certified
2.   Hoses neatly stacked away from traffic and damage
3.   Hoses inspected for leaks, damage, and loose connections
4.   No splices within 10 feet of the holder
5.   Hoses free of grease and oil
6.   Equipment properly degreased before being welded
7.   Grounding to welding machine checked before use
8.   Gaskets not used for hose connections
9.   Standard replacement parts used
10. Manufacturer’s safety labels and instructions in place on
    equipment
11. Welders wear long-sleeved cotton shirts and clean
    clothing, free of oil and grease
12. Goggles and eye shades available and in use on welding
    jobs
13. Helmets and leather aprons available and in use on
    welding jobs
14. Gloves and leggings available for use on welding jobs
15. Welding booth or area isolated from employee traffic
16. “Do Not Enter” signs posted at welding booth”
17. Portable tinted screens or curtains surround welding area
18. Flammables removed from welding area and covered
    with fire blanket
19. Fire extinguishers available and carried to welding site
    before job starts
20. Fire watcher in attendance where danger of welding fire
    exists
21. Welding area well ventilated
22. Respirators available for close work
23. Welders trained in respirator fit and use
24. Local exhaust fan in place
25. No cooling water, shielding gas, or engine fuel leaks
26. Red flag hoisted when welding takes place in confined
    spaces
B. “HOT-WORK” POLICY, PROCEDURES, AND PERMITS
1.   Hot-work policy and procedure developed
2.   Hot-work permits or tags available and used by welders
3.   Hot-work areas designated during plant tour for fire



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                                      GAS WELDING AND CUTTING CHECKLIST


                                                                     Y   N    COMMENTS
     danger
4.   Welders trained in hot-work procedure and use of permits
5.   Welding supervisor notifies department supervisor before
     starting welding job
6.   Written permit, signed by welding supervisor, issued
     before start of hot-work job
7.   Fire warden checks area before start of hot-work job
8.   Sprinklers clearly operational before start of hot-work job
9.  Fire extinguishers and fire watcher present during
    welding jobs in hot-work area
10. At job completion, welder checks area for any remaining
    fire potential
11. Outside contractors included in coverage of hot-work
    policy
C. COMPRESSED GASES
1.   Compressed gas cylinders (full or empty) stored in
     designated area away from forklift or pedestrian traffic
2.   Oxygen cylinders separated from gas cylinders or
     combustible materials by at least 20 feet, or with a five-
     foot-high non-combustible barrier
3.   Contents marked on all cylinders
4.   Cylinders separated by contents
5.   Straps or chains provided to keep cylinders upright
6.   Valve protection caps hand tight on all cylinders not
     connected for use
7.   Full cylinders lifted with cradles or other lifting devices
8.   Storage area “off limits” to other personnel
9.   Cylinders kept away from heat-producing devices
10. “No Smoking” signs posted in storage area
11. Storage area well ventilated
12. Gas detectors installed, if necessary, in areas where gas
    fumes accumulate
13. Emergency response teams trained to handle cylinder-
    related problems




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