We offer a full COSHH testing service for all fume extraction equipment which includes, filter change, service, repair and certification.
Substances hazardous to health in welding, cutting and allied processes include:
Control measures include:
Example: Welding fume
Problems can occur if exposure to hazardous substances is not controlled.
Fume from welding can cause lung diseases, with an increased risk of asthma and cancer. The amount of fume depends on the welding process – some processes produce a great deal of fume. The location (eg outdoors; restricted area) and the fume from the metal welded also affects the controls needed.
Your employer provides equipment to protect your health, such as:
You have a duty to use these properly and co-operate with any monitoring.
Our specially trained staff are available to test all types of gas equipment and installations, make recommendations and issue certification.
Our own engineers calibrate and certify a wide range of welding equipment.