Topics: Loss Control
Business hot work incidents occur mostly in exterior roof surfaces and processing and manufacturing areas. The fires can be stared from flammable or combustible liquid gases and exterior roof coverings or finish. It is crucial to know the risks of hot work at your business, which include:
Injuries and illnesses caused by hot work activities include exposure to welding fumes and weld shielding gases, cutting torch fumes and gases (including CO), UV light, sparks, noise, or skin injury.