Beware Flashy Welders

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Sep 062010
 

imageIf you’re a welder you’ll know about photokeratitis, otherwise known as Welder’s Flash, and the need for proper personal protective equipment but the person who’s giving you a hand might not and may use ineffective improvised ‘protection’. The result is that later, and it can be several hours, the victim experiences pain, a sensation
of dirt particles, photophobia, and difficulty opening eyes.

A recent safety alert from the International Association of Drilling Contractors highlights the issue:

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