Fire Prevention Measures For Cutting, Welding, and Related Activities

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July 1997

DOE/EH-0196 Issue No. 97-3

The purpose of this Bulletin is to summarize existing DOE and industry requirements, standards, and guidelines that are applicable to hot work and related activities that represent a significant fire risk to DOE and contractor personnel, programs, and facilities. In addition, the lessons learned from the above-referenced incident and others are reflected herein. The objective is to facilitate the implementation of comprehensive and effective site policies, programs, procedures, and training related to fire safety in environments characterized by the use of oxy-fuel gas and electric arc cutting and welding equipment and related activities