Section 5-1. Risk assessment in connection with work where heat is used or developed during execution (hot work)

In connection with the planning and execution of hot work, and the procurement of equipment, the employer shall assess the risk associated with all types of exposure that can harm the health of employees. The employer shall have the requisite knowledge about possible pollution of the working atmosphere by substances emitted from filler metals, base materials, surface treatment, antioxidants and gases.
In workplaces that are not designed for hot work, the risk of fire and explosion shall be assessed before using equipment that can generate heat or sparks.