April Is National Welding Month

In addition to April being Distracted Driving Awareness Month, April is National Welding Month. The American Welding Society says National Welding Month is an important opportunity to highlight an industry where trade skills are in dire need, with the industry predicting a shortage of more than 200,000 skilled welding professionals by 2020.

Water Well Journal‘s August 2016 issue featured a safety article detailing the health effects of welding in, “Exposure to Welding Fumes and Gases“.