Gas cans offer a convenient solution to help you quickly and easily re-fuel your outdoor power equipment from home. While metal gas cans used to be the most common style, they've been gradually replaced by plastic gas cans for safety reasons.
This section highlights OSHA standards, Federal Register notices (rules, proposed rules), directives (instruction to OSHA staff), letters of interpretation (official letters of interpretation of the standards), and national consensus standards related to machine guarding.
Plasma cutting grew out of plasma welding in the 1960s, and emerged as a very productive way to cut sheet metal and plate in the 1980s. It had the advantages over traditional "metal against metal" cutting of producing no metal chips, giving accurate cuts, and producing a cleaner edge than oxy-fuel cutting.