welding fume exposure News

  • Hygieneering, Inc. assists firm with OSHA Complaint

    Hygieneering, Inc. conducted an industrial hygiene review and air sampling for welding fume exposure to workers. Hygieneering provides safety consulting, environmental consulting, testing and training, asbestos project management, emergency response services and more. Hygieneering’s team of Certified Industrial Hygienists and other staff professionals provide indoor air quality testing, ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • 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 fumes and gases that could range ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, 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

  • 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 health ...

  • 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 thousand workers over ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Chromium 6 also found in welding fumes

    A recent case (early February 2019) of financial compensation for 800 workers who have been exposed to the hazardous Chromium 6 in the workshop of the Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NedTrain-department) in Tilburg. Chromium 6 in welding fumes It appears that Chromium 6 is not only to be found in paints and coatings but also in certain types of welding fumes. This means that the health risks could be ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • 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

  • 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 GoLine to the Asia Pacific market; a range of welding fume ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

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