Welding, Cutting, and Brazing – Canada

  • 5 topics | 33m
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
Welding, cutting, and brazing are hazardous activities that pose a unique combination of both safety and health risks to more than 500,000 workers in a wide variety of industries. The risk from fatal injuries alone is more than four deaths per thousand workers over a working lifetime. This course will inform learners of potential health and safety risks unique to welding, cutting, and brazing. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Pinchin Ltd., an environmental, health and safety consulting firm with offices across Canada. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • identify fire prevention techniques used during welding, cutting, and brazing
  • identify the types of approved cylinders and how to protect them
  • identify safe storage procedures for compressed gas cylinders
  • identify correct practices for storing oxygen and acetylene cylinders safely
  • identify proper operating procedures to ensure safety during welding and cutting operations
  • identify safety devices used in oxyacetylene welding
  • identify potential health hazards related to welding, cutting, and brazing
  • identify PPE recommended when welding
  • identify safety measures to take while welding, cutting, and brazing in confined spaces


  • Fire Prevention
  • Proper Use and Storage of Compressed Gas Cylinders
  • Safe Operating During Welding and Cutting
  • Minimizing Health Hazards Related to Welding
  • Welding, Cutting, or Brazing in Confined Spaces