Keeping Cool – Managing Heat Stress for Welders
Posted on: May 19, 2010
(from Millerwelds.com) Welding, by its very nature, is a very heat-intensive job. On a daily basis, your company’s welders face a variety of heat-related hazards, including heat stroke, cramps, fainting and a diminished ability to identify and respond to physical dangers in the workplace.
In this exclusive online webinar, Miller Electric Mfg. Co. Product Manager Bill Gardner and industrial heat stress specialist Dennis Vaccaro of NJ Associates, Inc. will discuss the dangers of heat stress in a welding environment and how to mitigate them through the use of heat stress control plans and proper cooling equipment. This webinar is a must-attend for any company that has welding in their operations.
What you will learn:
- – Common symptoms and dangers of heat stress in a welding environment
- – How to properly monitor employees exposure to heat stress
- – Solutions to reducing heat stress injuries