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Protect welders from burns

Welders encounter a number of burn hazards on the job, including sparks and spatter flying off the welding arc, sparks and hot metal blowing off the cutting flame, and hot equipment, according to the American Welding Society. Additionally, arc rays can cause radiation burns.
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Stay safe while sanding

Belt and disk sanders cause serious skin burns when the rapidly moving abrasive surface touches the body. Because guarding sanders completely is impossible, the National Safety Council offers a variety of tips to stay safe.
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Safe work with engines

Working with vehicle engines can present a number of potential hazards, including contact with moving parts, electric shock, burns and carbon monoxide poisoning.
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Prevent burns among restaurant workers

A major cause of workplace injuries is burns, and more than one-third of these occur in restaurants. The number of reported burn cases average about 12,000 a year, although the actual number is believed to be much higher, according to the Connecticut Department of Public Health.
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