Resistance welding is a high temperature operation with high risk to human health. It is important to ensure all safety measures during such operation. Here is a typical checklist for installation and operation of such resistance welding equipment.
|1||Have personnel who are designated to operate resistance welding equipment been properly instructed and judged competent to operate such equipment?|
|2||Are all doors and access panels of all resistance welding machines and control panels kept locked and interlocked?|
|3||Has a shield guard of safety glass or suitable fire-resistant plastic been installed at the point of operation?|
|4||Are foot switches guarded to prevent accidental operation of the machine?|
|5||Are two or more safety emergency stop buttons provided on all special, multispot welding machines, including 2-post and 4-post weld presses?|
|6||Are flash welding machines equipped with hoods to control flying flash?|
|7||Are periodic inspections of the machines made by qualified maintenance personnel, and are records of the inspection maintened?|