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> HSE to get tough on welding fumes
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post Feb 17 2019, 05:50 PM
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With new scientific evidence that exposure to all welding fume, including mild steel welding fume, can cause lung cancer, the HSE has now issued a safety alert.

The alert states that with immediate effect, there is a strengthening of HSE’s enforcement expectation for all welding fume, including mild steel welding; because general ventilation does not achieve the necessary control.

Click here to read HSE Safety Alert
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