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    Basic info needed to install, operate, maintain, & repair our equipment.

  • Safety Quick-Guide
    Practical, easy-to-read advice covering a wide range of hazardous situations.

  • MSDS's
    MSDS's provide proper procedures for handling specific substances.

  • Other Safety Resources
    Links to organizations that offer in-depth info about a variety of safety topics.

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Miller Cares About Your Safety!

To help you stay accident free, we are giving you a wide variety of safety guidelines and resources. These guidelines are based on AWS, ANSI, NEMA, NFPA, and many other organizations that have your best interests in mind.

How does a pro use his tools? Safely and carefully - by the book - every day! Use these resources to join the ranks of professional welders whose lives depend on the safe handling and use of welding and cutting equipment every working day! Your family will be glad you did.

Safety Precautions

These safety precautions contain the basic information needed to install, operate, maintain, and repair our equipment. They are short, direct, clear, and simple. These precautions are the backbone of every Owner's Manual we produce. They cover most hazards you may encounter and explain briefly how to avoid them. Included at the end of each is a list of safety references so you can find more complete information if you need it.

 Engine Powered Welders (69 KB, 9 sec at 56kb/s)
 Hardwired or Cord and Plug Connected Welders (56 KB, 7 sec at 56kb/s)
 Plasma Cutters (58 KB, 8 sec at 56kb/s)
 Spot Welders (33 KB, 4 sec at 56kb/s)
 Wire Feeders (56 KB, 7 sec at 56kb/s)
 Induction Heating Equipment 33 KB, 4 sec at 56kb/s)
 Trailers (99 KB, 13 sec at 56kb/s)

Francias Consignes de sécurité pour...

 Groupes Autonomes de Soudage (82 KB, 11 sec at 56kb/s)
 Postes à Souder Non Autonomes (68 KB, 9 sec at 56kb/s)
 Coupeurs Plasma (71 KB, 9 sec at 56kb/s)
 Soudeuses par Point (39 KB, 5 sec at 56kb/s)
 Equipements de Chauffage par Induction (36 KB, 5 sec at 56kb/s)

Espanol Precauciones de seguridad para...

 soldadoras a motor (76 KB, 10 sec at 56kb/s)
 soldadoras que se conectan por enchufe/receptàculo (61 KB, 8 sec at 56kb/s)
 cortaboras por plasma (65 KB, 9 sec at 56kb/s)
 alimentadores de alambre (61 KB, 8 sec at 56kb/s)

Safety Quick-Guide, For Arc Welding and Cutting the Safe Way

This clear, simple, picture-based guide evolved from our years of experience in safety and precautionary labeling, and is based upon NEMA, AWS, ANSI, and NFPA standards. Full of practical, easy-to-read advice, the guide covers a wide range of hazardous situations. Miller is proud to offer you this concise safety guide covering these important topics:

  • General safe practices
  • Arc welding hazards
  • Engine hazards
  • Plasma arc cutting hazards
  • Trailer safety
  • Special situations & equipment
  • Principal safety standards
  • Lens shade selector guide
  • Weld cable selector guide

  English - Safety Quick Guide (211 KB, 29 sec at 56kb/s)
  French - Safety Quick-Guide (261 KB, 36 sec at 56kb/s)
  Spanish - Safety Quick-Guide (350 KB, 48 sec at 56kb/s)

Other Safety Resources

These organizations provide in-depth information about a variety of safety topics. They are all seasoned, mature, and have stood the test of time in bringing accurate, complete information to all who use them. We recommend you consult them for all your safety needs.

The following links are provided for the convenience of our customers. Miller Electric makes no representations or warranties regarding the content or availability of these resources. Any concerns regarding these sites should be directed to the particular organization.

American Welding Society (AWS)
Safety and Health Fact Sheets
  • Electric Shock
  • Contact Lenses
  • California Proposition 65
  • Confined spaces
  • And Many More

National Electrical Manufactures Association (NEMA)
Applications Guides for Electrical Safety
  • Hazards of working on electrical equipment hot
  • Safety Guide for use of extension cords
  • Guidlines for handling water damaged electrical equipment

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
All sorts of information on
  • Fire prevention during welding, cutting, and other hot work
  • Hot work issues
  • Safe practices around flammables
  • Major causes of fires
  • Fire and burn prevention methods
www.nfpa.org and www.sparky.org

Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHA)
  • Federal Regulations
  • Requirements for operations and equipment
  • Interpretations of the regulations

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