Understanding Occupational Diseases
Welding, Cutting, and Brazing
Welding, cutting, and brazing are hazardous activities that pose a unique combination of both safety and health risks to more than 500,000 workers in a wide variety of industries. The risk from fatal injuries alone is more than four deaths per thousand workers over a working lifetime.
Occupational diseases result from exposure during sheet metal working conditions or substances that are detrimental to health. Select the links to view detail information on common sheet metal industry occupational diseases