• Workshop Safety Compliance
We Deliver On-Site Hazard Identification & Risk Assessments

Established in 2013, WeldConnect is the first company to have developed a systematic compliance application that can assess and test a company’s welding and oxy/fuel equipment and environment.

There are 2 separate assessment procedures available:

The assessment criteria used within the WeldConnect app, identifies all risks posed by a site’s welding allied processes and oxy/fuel class 2 dangerous goods and equipment - to people, property and the working environment within your business.

Welding Allied Processes & Equipment

  • Competency Levels

    Management Competency

    WeldConnect management must hold as a minimum competency:

    • Occupational Health and Safety Diploma.
    • Risk Management Skills.
    • Certificate 4 Training and Assessing.

    Consultants/Representatives Competency

    All WeldConnect Consultants and representatives must have as a minimum competency:

    • WeldConnect 40 hour Oxy/fuel Gas Dangerous Goods and Equipment Scope of Work Training/Certification.
    • Training in Welding Processes Code of Practice July 2012.
    • Ability to understand & identify hazards with welding structure, plant and systems of work.
    • An understanding in how to complete a hazard identification and risk assessment.
    • An understanding in hazardous chemicals, airborne contaminants and plant.
    • Ability to understand the review and control measures.
    • Good communication skills.
    • Skills in Performing Manual Welding Allied Processes.
  • On-site Risk Management Process

    The WeldConnect on-site risk management process comprises of the below 3 elements:

    • Welding set hazard identification and risk identification and recommended controls.
    • Welding set inspection, testing and tagging.
    • Welding environment hazard identification and risk identification and recommended controls.

    Our consultants will assess, test, tag and comply to the following legislation:

    • Code Of Practice – Welding Processes July 2012.
    • Australian Standards Guidance 1674.2-2007 Safety in Welding and Allied Processes – Electrical.
  • Welding Allied Processes and Welding Equipment Assessment, Testing & Tagging

    This on-site procedure can be routinely carried out by our expert consultants monthly, quarterly or every 6 an 12 months, depending on the needs of your business.

    Welding equipment hazard identification and risk assessment, testing and tagging procedure includes all welding machines – mig, tig, arc, plasma, generator welders. These assessments will be carried out on the following equipment:

    • Welding machine power source.
    • Power source – compliant testing and tagging.
    • All welding machine inspection/assessments.
    • The environment the welding machine is working in.
    • Welding machines connector, leads & holder clamp inspection.
    • Electrode holder, leads and connectors.
    • Mig, tig, plasma holers, leads and connections.
    • Connection/Terminals.
    • Earth clamp, leads and connections.
    • Return cable leads.
    • Terminals connections.
    • Argon/Cylinder regulators and leak test.
    • Maintenance and equipment.
  • Welding Environment Assessment

    The following Welding environment assessments will be undertaken:

    • Airbourne contaminants – Guidance to Welding Fume Protection Assessments.
    • Radiation – Guidance To Protect People From UV and Infra-Red Radiation.
    • Fire and Explosion – Guidance to Protect Against Fire.
    • General Welding Safety – Peoples Safety and Surrounding Environment.
    • Maintenance of Equipment.
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Oxy/Fuel Class 2 Dangerous Goods & Equipment

  • Competency Levels

    Management Competency

    WeldConnect management must hold as a minimum competency:

    • Occupational Health and Safety Diploma.
    • Risk management skills.
    • Certificate 4 Training and Assessing.

    Consultants/Representatives Competency

    All WeldConnect Consultants and representatives must have as a minimum competency:

    • WeldConnect 40 hour Oxy/fuel gas dangerous goods and equipment Scope of Work Training/Certification.
    • Training in class 2 gas dangerous goods N0HSC:2017(2001)].
    • WeldConnect Certificate and Certified Assesor.
    • Flashback Arrestor Testing Certification.
    • Harries Certified Repair.
    • Certification in Local Risk Control Processes.
    • Skill in performing manual heating and thermal cutting.
  • On-site Risk Management Process

    The WeldConnect on-site risk management process comprises of the below 3 elements:

    • Gas oxy/fuel set hazard identification and risk identification and recommended controls.
    • Gas oxy/fuel set inspection, testing and tagging.
    • Gas dangerous goods hazard identification and risk identification and recommended controls.

    Our consultants will assess, test, tag and comply to:

    • Regulation - Storage & Handling of Workplace Dangerous Goods [NOHSC:2017(2001)].
    • Australian Standards Guidance - 4839-2001 – The safe use of portable and mobile oxy-fuel gas systems for welding, cutting, heating and allied processes.
  • Oxy/Fuel Gas Equipment Assessment, Testing & Tagging

    This on-site procedure can be routinely carried out by our expert consultants monthly, quarterly or every 6 and 12 months, depending on the needs of your business.

    Oxy/fuel gas equipment hazard identification and risk assessment, testing & tagging involves assessments of the following:

    • Regulators.
    • Flashback arrestor testing.
    • Hoses.
    • Handpieces/blowpipes as 4839 section 6.6.
    • Cutting attachments, mixers, brazing and cutting tips.
    • Workshop environment and operators accessories.
    • Cylinder trolleys/cylinder safety.
  • Class 2 Dangerous Goods Assessment

    The class 2 dangerous goods assessment procedure involves the following:

    • Storage facilty.
    • Manifest.
    • Hazard identification & risk assessment.
    • Risks/documentation.
    • Information/training/supervision/education.
    • Risk – vistors/contractors.
    • Investigation/accident procedure.
    • Emergency plan/procedure.
    • Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE).
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The WeldConnect Assessment Process
A certified WeldConnect consultant conducts a risk assessment in the workplace while collaborating closely with the company to deliver live reporting and testing routines.
1. Book a WeldConnect ConsultantA certified WeldConnect consultant visits your site and collaborates closely with you to establish an appropriate testing assessment routine.BOOK NOW
2. The Consultant Commences Work On SiteUsing our specialised App, the certified consultant carries out the required oxy/fuel & welding allied processes and equipment testing/environment procedures.
WeldConnect's risk assessment in the workplace for welders are carried on-site by our certified consultants through the use of our speialised app.
WeldConnect Australia risk assessment for welding works follows the core requirements of the National Standards "systematic approach".
3. We Complete a Hazard Identification and Risk AssessmentOur App ensures compliance, following the core requirements of the National Standards “systematic approach” - Hazard, Risk, Control, Report, Communicate & Review.LEARN MORE
4. Map Your Business Safety RequirementsThe App also maps your business safety requirements based on all current National Acts, Regulations, Codes of Practice and Australian Standards, guaranteeing the job is completed correctly to the highest safety standard.
WeldConnect Safe Work Austalia maps your business safety requirements based on all current National Acts, Regulations, Codes of Practice and Australian Standards.
WeldConnect oxy welding assessment guarantees a consultant that will provide a live report outlining the company's exact safety position and on-site walkthrough.
5. Achieve Safety ComplianceYour consultant will provide you a live report outlining your exact safety position, and on-site walk through to help maintain your safety compliance.
6. Complete Workshop Management
  • Access your reports anytime online. Our Cloud-Based App stores all your reports securely and they can be viewed on your smartphone, tablet or PC.

    Compliance Online

    Access your reports anytime online. Our Cloud-Based App stores all your reports securely and they can be viewed on your smart phone, tablet or PC at any time live through our website

  • WeldConnect provides fully stocked supply cabinets for the workshop and your own Online Store with customised quick order lists. Request a demo today!

    Supply and Quick Order

    Fully stocked Supply Cabinets for the workshop and your own Online Store with customised quick order lists. Login and view your site welding/oxy reports and operate your personnel online store.

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Our Coverage

WeldConnect is expanding rapidly throughout Australia and now has an established presence and expert consultants in each state and territory.

Our iCloud Register, Technology Integration and cutting edge App. gives us the ability to manage your workshop compliance, as well as supply the highest quality welding and oxy/fuel products and accessories, anywhere in the country, wherever your location.