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Welding & Cutting fume removal 31 October 2017

Welding fumes contain oxides of the metals in the materials being welded. If not protected by personal protection equipment and proper ventilation measures, a welder and his surrounding are exposed to several health risks by the oxides of the metals. The risks are caused by different compositions of fluxes, which can lead to physical complaints and serious diseases.

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Vehicle exhaust extraction 17 October 2017

Two NIOSH Health Hazard Reports (HHEs) recommend that fire stations are equipped with diesel exhaust extraction systems, and to encourage regular use, even when firefighters are conducting routine running of the apparatus during equipment checks.

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Vehicle exhaust extraction 17 October 2017

In workplaces such as garages, bus depots, ferries and warehouses there is a lot of pollution, caused by diesel engines in vehicles. The engines produce toxic gases and particulates, that can cause serious health risks and legal liability. Although it is well known that these diesel fumes are toxic and that protective measures should be taken, that isn’t always done.

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Welding & Cutting fume removal 14 July 2017

Welding of stainless steel is a common process, which has increasing raised concerns for the working environment. Chromium is next to nickel one of the basic alloy element of all groups of stainless steels. During the welding process, chromium is converted to its hexavalent state, Chromium (VI).

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Welding & Cutting fume removal 23 May 2017

Welding, glittering sparks and graceful curling fume are inseparable. It's almost a romantic image, with hard-working welders in the middle. However, the romance evaporates quickly if you understand what welding fumes are and what its composition may be.

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