Solder Fume exposure Why should we be concerned about Solder Fume Exposure? it's a question we get asked, in this article we'll explain why, and how to monitor and control the risks around Solder Fume Exposure. What is Soldering Soldering is used to join...read more
Workplace Air Monitoring Following the workplace air monitoring for wood dust, all our results were well below the Workplace Exposure Limit (WEL). Is that it or do we still have to do something? It’s a question we often get asked, your dust measurement...read more
The welding of stainless steel generates welding fume, that contains hazardous metal fume and gases, that if not controlled, can lead to the chance of the worker developing a range of illnesses or life limiting conditions, as shown below: This can however,...read more
Ensure you listen to and read all information, instruction and training that is provided on health and safety. Ask for help if you don’t understand. Inform your employer if something happens that might affect your ability to work. Your employer has a legal...read more
YES, a noise survey is required for all workplaces where noise has the potential to cause harm to employees. A simple guide for this is to check if noise is intrusive in the workplace i.e. do you have to shout to be heard when stood only 1 metre away. If...read more
If some of our LEV fails the thorough examination and test does it need testing after we have had it repaired?
Yes, LEV testing is required to that part of the system, after any changes to the system, whether improvements made to the system or failures revealed on the test. This is required to be inspected by competent LEV technicians to ensure that it is up to...read more
Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) is a control measure that aims to reduce or minimise exposure to hazardous substances, so regular testing is necessary. The COSHH Regulations 2002 (as amended) oblige companies to have their LEV systems that are in place to...read more
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