Announcement - Training and Certification for Welding and Brazing Visual Examiners

The ES&H Manual Chapter 6122 (Welding, Brazing, Cutting and Grinding Safety) and associated Appendix T6 (Welding and Brazing Program) have been substantially revised to be compliant with the requirements of 10CFR851. All work performed at Jefferson Lab or in the production of apparatus, as described in these documents, must comply with these new directives. Visual Examiners who certify welding and brazing for pressure systems and structural work must receive training and be authorized in order to comply with the requirements.

The following link to Manual Chapter 6122 Appendix T-6, (see Paragraph addresses the training and certification requirements for Visual Examiners:

The Training and Certification for Visual Examiners Procedure is available at:

It is imperative, for those employees affected, that you read the provided documents and the references contained within them. Jefferson Lab is now offering a course to train and certify Visual Examiners. Attached please find a summary of the course description. There are 30 slots available for the upcoming "Examiner Welding Inspection" course. It will be held January 23 through 25, 2008 from 8:00 a.m - 5 p.m, in VARC room 55. Please email Brian Murphy at and Bruce Ullman at with your list of employees that need to take this "Examiner Welding Inspection" Course.

For content related questions contact Brian Murphy x5515 or at


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