Burns are the most obvious hazard associated with welding and brazing, but there are many others. Eye protection from radiant energy as well as flying debris are critical, but don't stop there. Welding fumes have been connected to nervous system and kidney damage, as well as stomach ulcers. Fires and explosions are risks, and don't forget to consider the safety of workers in adjacent areas.
A recent article shared by the safety experts at Safety Management Group explains these processes, examines the dangers associated with them and discusses steps that can be taken to reduce these hazards.