Job Task Name

Gas or arc weld on galvanized metal


Inhalation fever: Metal fume fever; Lead poisoning; "Because zinc may contain lead as an impurity, significant amounts of lead can be generated when welding zinc-primed steel or steel that has been hot-dipped in zinc." [Welding, Brazing, and Thermal Cutting. NIOSH Criteria for a Recommended Standard. Publication No. 88-110: 29, 1988]

Job Task Category

Heating, Machining, or Welding Metal

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Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Welding, Brazing, and Thermal Cutting

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