Welding Guide: When to provide General Ventilation?

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In this blog, Auto Extract Systems Ltd are reviewing when HSE recommend when to, and when not to provide general ventilation for the safe capture and removal of welding fume from the workplace. HSE revised their welding COSHH control guidance sheets in November 2019 (read the full blog here). The guidance sheets provide task-specific guidance for […]

Are Staff Risking their Health Working with Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS)?

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A new report has been published from the HSE assessing Respirable Crystalline Silica dust (RCS) to benchmarking exposure level controls during manual splitting and dressing of slate. You could be putting your staff’s health at risk… THE RESEARCH AIM The report detailed findings from research into exposure levels and the effectiveness of current exposure control […]

How to Protect Staff in Bodywork Spray Workshops

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In this blog, we’ve looked into how employers can protect staff working in bodywork spray workshops, the risks to health and the impact it can have on your business. Spray Paint – What is it? The HSE defines products such as paints, thinners and glues as solvents, or VOCs (volatile organic compounds). Tasks such as […]