Welding, Cutting, and Brazing

Standards

Welding, cutting, and brazing is addressed in specific OSHA standards for general industry, maritime, and construction. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to welding, cutting, and brazing.

OSHA Standards
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
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1910 Subpart I - Personal Protective Equipment

1910 Subpart I App B, Nonmandatory Compliance Guidelines for Hazard Assessment and Personal Protective Equipment Selection

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1910 Subpart Q - Welding, Cutting and Brazing

1910.251, Definitions.

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1910.252, General requirements.

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1910.253, Oxygen-fuel gas welding and cutting.

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1910.254, Arc welding and cutting.

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1910.255, Resistance welding.

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1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1910.1026, Chromium (VI).

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Maritime (29 CFR 1915, 1917, 1918)
Maritime (29 CFR 1915, 1917, 1918)
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1915 Subpart D

1915.51, Ventilation and protection in welding, cutting and heating.

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1915.53, Welding, cutting and heating in way of preservative coatings.

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1915.54, Welding, cutting and heating of hollow metal containers and structures not covered by § 1915.12.

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1915.55, Gas welding and cutting.

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1915.56, Arc welding and cutting.

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1915.57, Uses of fissionable material in ship repairing and shipbuilding.

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1915 Subpart I - Personal Protective Equipment

1915 Subpart I App A, Non-mandatory Guidelines for Hazard Assessment, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Selection, and PPE Training Program

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1915 Subpart P

1915.501, General provisions.

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1915.502, Fire safety plan.

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1915.503, Precautions for hot work.

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1915.504, Fire watches.

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1915.505, Fire response.

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1915.506, Hazards of fixed extinguishing systems on board vessels and vessel sections.

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1915.507, Land-side fire protection systems.

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1915.508, Training.

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1915.509, Definitions applicable to this subpart.

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1915 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1915.1026, Chromium (VI).

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1917 Subpart G - Related Terminal Operations and Equipment

1917.152, Welding, cutting and heating (hot work) (See also §1917.2, definition of Hazardous cargo, materials, substance, or atmosphere).

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Construction Industry (29 CFR 1926)
Construction Industry (29 CFR 1926)
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1926 Subpart J - Welding and Cutting

1926.350, Gas welding and cutting.

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1926.351, Arc welding and cutting.

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1926.352, Fire prevention.

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1926.353, Ventilation and protection in welding, cutting, and heating.

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1926.354, Welding, cutting, and heating in way of preservative coatings.

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1926 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1926.1126, Chromium (VI).

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1926.1127, Cadmium.

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State Standards

There are 28 OSHA-approved State Plans, operating state-wide occupational safety and health programs. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as OSHA's and may have different or more stringent requirements.

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Additional Federal Register notices

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Additional Directives

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Additional Letters of Interpretation

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