A key component of industrial fabrication and construction, welding is a complex trade that requires competence and accuracy. But hidden beneath the shine of welding sparks are several dangers that could endanger welders’ health. The importance of personal protective equipment (PPE) in this dynamic, high-risk environment cannot be emphasised. With a focus on preventing welding flashbacks, flashback arrestor testing, adhering to weld and safety protocols, and the meticulous maintenance of welding machines, this article explores the critical role of personal protective equipment (PPE) in assuring welder safety and preventing injuries.