WeldSAFE

The CWB Welding Foundation continues to elevate educational success at all levels, advance workforce development, foster excellence and champion public safety by delivering world-class materials joining and allied technology awareness and education programs.

Overview

The CWB Welding Foundation continues to elevate educational success at all levels, advance workforce development, foster excellence and champion public safety by delivering world-class materials joining and allied technology awareness and education programs.

Steadfast in our commitment to advocate for a culture of safety, we are pleased to announce CWB WeldSAFE™.  An extension of our Capital Equipment and Consumables Grant, this new national funding program has been established to support the growing need for updated personal protection equipment (PPE). CWB WeldSAFE also provides enhanced safety resources to improve health and safety initiatives, awareness and education on the proper use and fit of safety gear in educational and workplace settings.

The CWB Welding Foundation is pleased to partner with industry leaders, notably 3M Canada, in the provision of resources and student kitting that includes welding helmets, N95 welding particulate respirators, eye/ear protection and more. Additional partners, Lincoln Electric and Weldready, are generously supporting the program with welding jackets, gloves, and foot protection.

 

The CWB Welding Foundation, CWB WeldSAFE custom safety kit includes:

  • 3M™ Speedglas™ Carry Bag, SG-90, black
  • 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Beanie, 06-0500-54, black
  • 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet 9002NC, 04-0100-20NC-CA
  • 3M™ E-A-R™ Classic Earplugs, 310-1060, uncorded
  • 3M™ SecureFit™ 500 Series Safety Glasses SF501SGAF-BLK, Black, Scotchgard™ Anti-Fog Coating, Clear AF-AS Lens
  • 3M™ Particulate Welding Respirator, 8515, N95
  • Lincoln Electric Welding Jackets
  • Lincoln Electric Welding Gloves
  • Weldready Leather Spats foot protection
  • Weldready Welding Jackets Size Small

 

Through the generous support of our partners and the CWB Group, this exciting new initiative will advance the quality and help to ensure compliance with best practices for welding lab safety, in secondary and post-secondary educational environments.  Online resources will further support with usage guidelines, fitting and instructional videos and are complemented by the CWB Group’s online educational platform and the members of the consulting and educational learning development team. 

The 2022-23 academic year will see the provision of 20 or more class sets of CWB WeldSAFE, as the first year of a five-year commitment to this program by the Foundation and its partners.