Welding and Hot Work Program

Hot Work / WeldingThe UC Berkeley Hot Work Program provides procedures and supplemental information for welding and other hot work on campus. This program is designed to prevent injuries, prevent fire, control hazards, and to ensure compliance with Cal/OSHA safety regulations and the California Fire Code. The procedures outlined in this program must be followed by staff who perform welding and other hot work on UC Berkeley property.

Anyone performing temporary hot work is required to have a valid Hot Work Permit for each day of work.