Welding is a dangerous occupation with high-risk potential. It can have a devastating impact both on the welder and others in the work environment. Turns out the incremental effects of the job-related activities such as exposure to toxic fumes, radiation, noise, fire, explosions, electric shock, etc. are not always apparent, hence the threat they represent is often ignored.
Stones, sands, and clays which contain considerable amounts of crystalline silica are used to make tiles and concrete. The dust particles which are produced while cutting these materials are hazardous to health and can even turn fatal. Therefore, it is important to use methods that can control dust in such environments and wear protective equipment such as a dust mask with filter.