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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 […]

Get up-to-date: New COSHH Essential Guidance Now Available

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In May 2019, the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) released new COSHH essential guidance sheets for rubber, woodworking, ceramics, brick and tile to help employers, the self-employed and franchisees to comply with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH).  As part of the update, the HSE have fragmented different processes to give clearer […]