Part of a welding team, workers on fire watch ensure no smoldering fires result from cutting or welding metal. A fire watch ensures that sparks, flames, and slag from hot work do not start a fire. Fire watch personnel have a basic understanding of fire and firefighting issues. If a fire breaks out, the fire watch's primary duty is to sound the alarm and control the fire if possible.Clic para leer en espanol
Fire Watches are also known as Fire Lookouts
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Part of a welding team, workers on fire watch ensure no smoldering fires result from cutting or welding metal. Workers on hole watch ensure the safety of the person working in a confined space.
Fire watch and hole watch professionals work in situations where welding, grinding, cutting or similar actions are performed, particularly in a location where more than a minor fire could break out.