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WAC 296-307-48505

What requirements apply to flash welding equipment?

(1) Flash welding machines must have a hood to control flying flash. In cases of high production, where materials may contain a film of oil and where toxic elements and metal fumes are given off, ventilation must be provided according to WAC 296-307-50009 through 296-307-50029.
(2) For the protection of the operators of nearby equipment, fire-resistant curtains or suitable shields must be set up around the machine and in such a manner that the operator's movements are not hampered.
(3) If the welding process cannot be isolated, anyone who may be exposed to the hazard of arc flash must be properly protected.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.040. WSR 98-24-096, § 296-307-48505, filed 12/1/98, effective 3/1/99. WSR 97-09-013, recodified as § 296-307-48505, filed 4/7/97, effective 4/7/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.040, [49.17.]050 and [49.17.]060. WSR 96-22-048, § 296-306A-48505, filed 10/31/96, effective 12/1/96.]
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