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Combustibles, Part 4

Ways to prevent possible ignition of items when welding

Ignition sources are present in nearly any industrial or commercial facility. You can’t eliminate them, but you can keep them away from combustibles. Suppose you have a work order that calls for repairing a mounting bracket in a storage area for bales of paper. Welding is required. How can you prevent the ignition of that paper?

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