HSE Welding Safety Alert
Welding fumes can cause lung cancer, therefore you must protect employees by putting controls in place.
The HSE issued a safety alert about the health risks of welding fume and the need to put controls in place.
- Use alternative cold joining techniques
- Welding in a way that produces less fume
- Use of RPE and PPE
- Maintaining good controls measures
- Good general ventilation
- Ensure welders understand the risks and how to use controls