Measurement of ultraviolet radiation from welding arcs.

  title={Measurement of ultraviolet radiation from welding arcs.},
  author={Tsutomu Okuno},
  journal={Industrial health},
  volume={25 3},
It is well khown that welding arcs emit intense ultraviolet radiation and those who conduct welding operations or work nearby are exposed to the radiation and often suffer injuries. It is desirable to evaluate the ultraviolet radiation from the viewpoint of industrial health. But, there have been few quantitative studies of this radiation.We determined the ultraviolet effective irradiance, based approximately on the recommendation of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists… CONTINUE READING