Section 5-5. Planning and implementing measures in connection with hot work

The employer shall plan work operations in which heat is used (hot work). As far as possible, the planning shall seek to avoid work in confined spaces and situations in which it is difficult to provide sufficient ventilation.
Hot work shall not take place in spaces where chlorinated solvent vapours are present.
Insofar as it is practicable, surface treatment, working methods, filler metals, cleaning etc. shall be chosen so as to reduce air pollution to a minimum.
It must be documented that such factors have been assessed as a basis for necessary measures, including the choice of protective equipment.
The employer shall ensure that employees who carry out hot work are protected from harmful radiation, dangerous electrical voltages, spatter etc.