The Safe Bolting: Principles and Practices (OSHA #7110) course covers awareness of safety issues involved in bolting applications. Course topics include safe operation and handling of high powered bolting tools, pressure vessels and piping, machinery or mechanical joints, and structural connections. The course provides workshops and demonstrations of safe bolting applications. The target audience is first line mechanical operators including millwrights, pipefitters, and those who work with mechanical joints as part of their daily work. Upon course completion, the student will have the ability to understand the basic technology of bolted joints, safety principles associated with tool selection and operation, workplace conditions, and bolting methods and procedures.
- First-Line Mechanical Operators
- Industry professionals who work with mechanical joints as part of their daily work activities
- Supervisors of industry professionals who work with mechanical joints
- Boots (steel-toe recommended)
- Long sleeve shirts
- Long pants
This training is delivered by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) a Region VI OSHA Training Institute Education Center.