Health and Safety Memo Jan

January Health and Safety Memo – Welding Fume

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. Employers must protect employees by controlling the health risks from welding fume. Actions Required: Make sure exposure to any welding fume released is adequately controlled using engineering controls (typically LEV). Make…