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Welding Safety Warning!

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WARNING! PROTECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS! READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS INFORMATION!

  • WELDING FUMES AND GASES can be hazardous to your health.
  • WELDING ARC RAYS can injure eyes and burn skin.
  • ELECTRIC SHOCK CAN KILL.
  • Before using any product, read and understand the manufacturer's instructions, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and your employer's safety practices.
  • Keep your head out of the fumes.
  • Use enough ventilation, exhaust at the arc, or both, to keep fumes and gases from your breathing zone and general area.
  • Wear correct eye, ear and body protection.
  • Keep your work area free of obstructions.
  • Do not touch live electrical parts.
  • See American National Standard Z49.1, Safety in Welding, Cutting and Allied Processes, published by the American Welding Society, 550 N.W. LeJeune Road, Miami,Florida33126.
  • OSHA Safety and Health Standards, available from the U.S. Government Printing Office, WashingtonDC20402.

WARNING: Certain welding products may contain chromium and/or nickel which are listed by OSHA, NTP or IARC as being carcinogens or potential carcinogens. Use of these products may expose you or others to fumes and gases at levels exceeding those established by the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Before use, read and understand the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for these and all Harris products.

The state of California requires certain products to carry additional warnings which appear on the product packaging and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).