Safety Diploma Course

OSHA Hot Work Construction Training Course


This course aims to provide awareness to workers about the risks and hazards involved in Hot Work at construction sites. Students joining this course will also understand OSHA regulations for the safety of construction workers who involve in hot works, responsibilities of employers, supervisors, managers and also employees to follow regulations and various types of tools for hot works. Candidates are trained to handle different hazards and best practices to manage workplace risks.

Governing regulations

OSHA has formulated certain safety regulations which are applicable for construction hot works also. They are classified as: 1926 Subpart J – Welding and Cutting; 1926.350 – Gas Welding and Cutting; 1926.351 – Arc Welding and Cutting; 1926.352 – Fire Prevention; 1926.353 – Ventilation and Protection in Welding, Cutting, and Heating; 1926.354 – Welding, Cutting, and Heating in Way of Preservative Coatings.

Apart from the above regulations, parts of NFPA 51B which offers safety standard for Fire Prevention during Cutting, Welding and other Hot Works has been included into OSHA regulations for Hot Work safety.

Course Overview

Students joining this course will be taught of various types of hot works, employers’ and employees’ duties for setting up and abiding regulatory procedures, different kinds of hazards associated with hot work environments, regulatory compliances, safe practices followed while performing hot works and emergency response procedures to reduce the impact of accidents.

Who Must Take this Course?

People who are associated with construction industry and want to be expert in managing hot work responsibilities can take this course for their career enhancement. Other than this, employers and authorities who sanction permits to workers (Permit Authorizing Individuals), those who are assigned as Fire Watch and also workers who handle Hot Work equipment can join this course.

Course Format

Our OSHA Hot Work Construction Industry Training course contains excellent content for students coming from different geographies, audio and graphical representations, important case studies and question bank for students to test their understanding before the final exam.

Upon completion of this course, each candidate will get a Hard copy of certificate and can get a print out of a wallet card.

Continuing education credits?

Each candidate will get 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) after completing this course.

Topics Covered

  • About This Course
  • Course Objectives
  • Introduction to Hot Work
    • Key Terms
    • OSHA Regulations
    • NFPA Codes and Standards
    • Local Regulations
    • Responsibilities-Employers
    • Responsibilities-Permit-Authorizing Individual (PAI)
    • Responsibilities-Fire Watch
    • Responsibilities-Operators
  • Hot Work Tools and Requirements
    • General Requirements for All Hot Work
    • Hot Work and Preservative Coating Requirements
    • Oxygen-Fuel Gas Welding and Cutting Overview
    • Oxygen-Fuel Gas Welding and Cutting General Requirements
    • Inert-Gas Metal-Arc Welding Requirements
    • Arc Welding and Cutting Overview
    • Arc Welding and Cutting Requirements
    • Arc Welding and Cutting Installation Requirements
    • Arc Welding and Cutting Cable Requirements
    • Unusual Service Conditions for Arc Welding and Cutting
    • Resistance Welding
    • Resistance Welding General Requirements
    • Resistance Welding Installation Requirements
    • Soldering and Brazing Overview
    • Grinding
    • Oil and Gas Well Drilling
  • Hot Work Hazards
    • Fire/Explosions
    • Burns-Thermal
    • Burns-Retinal
    • Chemical Hazards-General Overview
    • Chemical Hazards-Hexavalent Chromium
    • Electric Shock
    • Additional Hazards
  • Hot Work Policy and Procedure
    • Fire Safety Procedures
    • Additional Fire Prevention Requirements
    • Designated and Non-designated Hot Work Zones
    • Hot Work Permits
    • Additional Requirements for Hot Work Policy and Procedure
    • Ventilation Requirements
    • Exhaust Hoods
    • Permit-Required Confined Spaces
    • Outside Helper
    • Cylinders Overview
    • General Cylinder Usage and Storage Requirements
    • Fuel-Gas Cylinder Usage and Storage Requirements
    • Oxygen Cylinder Usage and Storage Requirements
    • Cylinder Hosing Requirements
    • Generator Requirements
    • Portable Acetylene Generator Requirements
    • First-Aid
  • Hot Work Best Practices
    • PPE
    • Eye and Face Protection
    • Helmets and Hand Shields
    • Shade Numbers
    • Booths and Screens
    • Noise and Shock Protection
  • Summary
  • Additional Resources
  • Exam