Hazards of welding in cold stores

Hazards of welding in cold stores

Just another example of why welding in cold stores must be properly controlled, especially when it takes place close to insulated panels.

“HAMMONTON — Workers welding at Buffalo Farms Freezer and Cold Storage may have sparked a fire that destroyed the fruit-packing and storage warehouse last week, Hammonton police Chief Robert Jones said Monday.

However, the cause remains under investigation, he said.

The building and land at 205 Pine Road, which includes 40,000 square feet of cold storage, freezer and repacking space, are assessed at about $1.2 million, according to state tax records.”

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Safety Tip – Always have a fire blanket and extinguisher in the welding vicinity at all times

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