Welding Smoke News

  • A new OSHwiki article highlights the risks and hazards of process-generated contaminants

    Process-generated contaminants can be generated as emissions from combustion processes, abrasion and/or other processes that physically or chemically degrade or otherwise modify the starting material(s), e.g. degradation/composting of organic materials. Such emissions are generally complex and variable mixtures of substances that are generated by processes or activities and are incidentally ...

  • Identifying and Mitigating Welding Fume and Gas Exposure Hazards

    According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), there are over half a million workers in the United States that are involved with welding, cutting and brazing. Worldwide, the number of workers involved in these activities is in the millions. OSHA states that welding, cutting and brazing are hazardous activities that pose a unique combination of both safety and ...

  • Occupational Hazards due to Exposures to Welding Fumes and Gases

    More than 500,000 workers in a wide variety of industries are exposed to a unique combination of both safety and health risks according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). These workers are involved with the potentially hazardous activities of welding, cutting and brazing.  OSHA reports the risk from fatal injuries alone is more than four deaths per ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • New York Firm Protects Workers from Exposure Hazards to Welding Fumes

    Of the more than 500,000 workers in U.S. that are involved in welding, cutting, and brazing, many are employed in occupations in New York City and the surrounding tri-state region.  These can be dangerous occupations according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) which reports that the risk from fatal injuries alone is more than four deaths per thousand workers over a ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • Protecting Workers from Welding Fume Hazards in Puerto Rico

    In Puerto Rico and across the rest of the United States, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that there are over 500,000 workers in a wide variety of industries that perform welding, cutting and brazing activities. These workers face potentially hazardous conditions that pose a unique combination of both safety and health risks according to the agency. The welding ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Welding Fumes and Exposure Concerns Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses hazardous fumes and gases that workers involved with welding could be exposed to on the job.  “While there are a number of potential hazards associated with welding, a major concern is exposure to welding ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Innovations from Plymovent at Metalex

    At the Metalex in Bangkok Plymovent will show a wide range of professional products varying from mobile units, wall mounted units, extraction arms and fans. People can experience the added value of a cleaner and healthier working environment available by visiting the Plymovent booth. GoLine At the Metalex Plymovent will introduce the ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • Come and see the innovations at the Plymovent booth at FabTech

    ControlPro One of these is the ControlPro. A new filter control system from Plymovent designed with you, the user in mind. The ControlPro has an intuitive touch screen interface that shows at a glance how the system is performing, what the system is doing now, will do next and how keep it working optimally. Experience yourself how simple it is to be informed and be connected. ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • The GoLine; Plymovent’s exciting new range of entry-level products!

    In November and December of this year Plymovent will introduce the GoLine; a complete new line of essential entry-level products. These basic level units will help complete the range of Plymovent products with keen pricing, Plymovent quality representing real value for money. The range consists ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • Meet Genano Solutions at Elmia 2016 Welding Fair

    Genano Solutions is participating Elmia Welding & Joining Technology fair, held 10-13 May 2016 in Jönköping, Sweden. Welcome to meet us and learn how your workplace could efficiently reduce health risks associated with welding fumes. Elmia Welding & Joining Technology fair is the most important welding fair in ...


    By Genano Solutions

  • Plymovent presents its high-quality systems at the Schweissen & Schneiden exhibition

    Plymovent presents its products and systems for extracting welding and cutting fumes in Hall 1.0, Stand D143. System solutions In addition we are exhibiting SHIELD fire safety solutions. These solutions have been developed to minimise the risk of fire in your welding fume extraction and filtration system. Filter fires arise from many ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • Plymovent gains foothold in automotive industry

    Plymovent has been one of the market leaders in the metal industry for many years with its advanced welding fume extraction systems. Plymovent introduced its SHIELD fire safety solutions last year. This system solution is ideal for oil-laden welding and cutting applications in the ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • FumeSimulator visualises the background concentration of welding fumes

    Plymovent developed the FumeSimulator to visualise the background concentration of welding fumes in production facilities. This design/simulation program confirms the effective operation of the general ventilation and filtration systems of Plymovent controlling welding fumes. Purchasing high-quality general ventilation and filtration systems, such as the Push-Pull and Diluter system of Plymovent, ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

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