The National Safety Council is offering a free webinar on Weld Fume Management on Wednesday, August 21, 12:00 p.m. Central Time. Register now!
Over half-a-million workers in the U.S. are involved in welding-related processes. Filler metals, base materials, coatings and/or gases utilized in the welding process can emit various types of fumes that have the potential to be hazardous, depending on the fumes’ composition and concentration. Companies must be aware of Permissible Exposure Limits set by OSHA for various types of particulate and/or gases found in weld fumes to effectively manage worker exposure. Continue reading