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Welding Fume: The HSE Release Revised Guidance

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Earlier in November 2019, the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) released revised task-specific COSHH guidance for welding, cutting and allied jobs to help managers make sure that exposure to all kinds of welding fume is controlled in the workplace. You can find the full range of revised COSHH guidance here.  Specifically, in the ‘WL3 – […]

The Top Three Health Risks from Welding Fume Exposure

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We’ve looked at the top three health risks that can arise from exposure to welding fume. There will be some welders that don’t get ill, others that do get ill for only a short time or get permanent illnesses from breathing welding fume. The HSE report that some welders can get so ill they have to stop […]

The HSE Tighten Their ‘Dustbuster’ Belts to reduce Workplace Dusts

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In June 2019, the HSE announced that they’re tightening their ‘dustbuster’ belts on businesses to assess how well they’re protecting workers from dust exposure in the workplace. The new ‘dustbuster’ campaign aims to raise awareness to both workers and employers of the life-changing/threatening health risks that dust exposure in the workplace can cause. As part of the […]