Safety in Welding

American Welding Society
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Professional Course
Self-paced Online
3 hours
From 99 USD

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99 USD
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American Welding Society

Course description

Safety in Welding

Based on the ANSI Z49.1:2012 Safety in Welding Standard, this course includes a broad range of topics, including hazards, safety equipment, ventilation, welding in confined spaces, safety precautions, and safety specifications. Presented in easy-to-access, online modules, the AWS Safety in Welding course is equally accessible to students, hobbyists and established professionals who want to expand their knowledge base and core competencies.

Who should attend?

The AWS Safety in Welding course is ideal for anyone engaged in welding, cutting, brazing, or soldering. Whether you’re a student, hobbyist, or seasoned professional, keeping abreast of the latest safety and health regulations and best practices is essential to everyone in the welding industry.

Training content

  • Module 1 – Introduction to Welding Safety: The Importance of Safety, Locating Safety Guidelines, and Safety Roles and Responsibilities
  • Module 2 – Radiation: Hazards and Prevention
  • Module 3 – Electric Shock: Hazards and Prevention
  • Module 4 – Fires and Burns: Hazards and Prevention
  • Module 5 – Fumes and Gases: Hazards and Prevention
  • Module 6 – Noise: Hazards and Prevention
  • Module 7 – Managing Welding Hazards: Workplace Hazards and Personal Protection Equipment
  • Module 8 – Managing Welding Hazards: Environmental Hazards, Confined Spaces, and Ventilation Safety
  • Module 9 – Process Specific Welding Safety: Oxyfuel Welding and Cutting
  • Module 10 – Process Specific Welding Safety: Arc Welding and Cutting
  • Module 11 – Process Specific Welding Safety: Resistance Welding, Electron Beam Welding, Brazing, and Soldering


  • Member: $74
  • Non-member: $99

Certification / Credits

Upon completion of the course, participants will earn 3 PDHs / 0.3 CEUs.

About AWS

American Welding Society

The American Welding Society (AWS) strives to make the world a safer place by promulgating welding and joining technology and information. AWS does this by developing technical standards, professional training and certification programs, publications; and enabling networking of professionals in...

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American Welding Society

8669 NW 36th Street
33166 Miami Florida

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