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mike [TIG welder risk assessment] Mark some things done
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 ^ What are the hazards? ^ Who might be harmed and how? ^ What are you already doing? ^ Do you need to do anything else to control this risk? ^ Action by who? ^ Action by when? ^ Done ^ ^ What are the hazards? ^ Who might be harmed and how? ^ What are you already doing? ^ Do you need to do anything else to control this risk? ^ Action by who? ^ Action by when? ^ Done ^
-| Fire | Everyone | Users are responsible for clearing the area of flammable materials before any welding takes place | Install a metal welding table and shield walls/​conduits as necessary. Install a suitable fire extinguisher in the welding area | TBD | Before welder is used | |+| Fire | Everyone | Users are responsible for clearing the area of flammable materials before any welding takes place | Install a metal welding table and shield walls/​conduits as necessary. Install a suitable fire extinguisher in the welding area | Mike Walters ​| Before welder is used | Done 2017-12-12 ​|
 | Fumes | User and other persons in the room may breathe harmful fumes from the welding process | TIG welding has minimal fumes to begin with. Users are trained to prep and clean their workpieces, reducing fumes. A large extractor fan is installed beside the welding area and is capable of cycling the room air once every 70 seconds | No further action required | | | | Fumes | User and other persons in the room may breathe harmful fumes from the welding process | TIG welding has minimal fumes to begin with. Users are trained to prep and clean their workpieces, reducing fumes. A large extractor fan is installed beside the welding area and is capable of cycling the room air once every 70 seconds | No further action required | | |
 | Gas bottle falling over | Any person nearby. If the valve were damaged, the cylinder could become a projectile | Only using cylinders that have been inspected for safety and come from a reputable supplier | Chain the gas bottle to the wall in an area out of the way | Mike Walters | Immediately after obtaining a gas bottle | Done 2017-10-25 | | Gas bottle falling over | Any person nearby. If the valve were damaged, the cylinder could become a projectile | Only using cylinders that have been inspected for safety and come from a reputable supplier | Chain the gas bottle to the wall in an area out of the way | Mike Walters | Immediately after obtaining a gas bottle | Done 2017-10-25 |
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