REPAIR HULL BY WELDING Continued
Wear lightproof clothing such as leather, asbestos, or heavy denim. Do not wear clothing with loose pockets, trouser
cuffs, short or rolled up sleeves. Wear welders gloves (WP 0541 00, Item 20).
Do not expose bare skin to welding arc.
Do not look directly at welding arc unless you are wearing a welders helmet (WP 0541 00, Item 26)
Wear flash goggles or tinted safety glasses (No. 2) in welding area.
Disconnect power source before changing parts or making equipment repairs.
Do not touch drive mechanism or any part of electrode.
Make sure welding area has plenty of fresh air without being drafty. Remove all poisonous and flammable materials.
Make sure all electrical and gas connections are tight.
Do not touch any metal in welding area with bare hands. Aluminum does not change color when hot.