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This Guide describes some of the potential health hazards associated with welding fumes and gases. It also discusses the control and management of these hazards. A brief description of the various types of welding and allied processes is included as background information.
For jurisdictions that have implemented the harmonised Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws, this document has been superseded by the Welding Processes Draft model Code of Practice to support the requirements under WHS Act and Regulations.