HSE RSS feeds » Welding http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:17:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 Consultation on the transposition of Directive 2013/35/EU (EMF) http://www.hse.gov.uk/consult/condocs/cd276.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/consult/condocs/cd276.htm#comments Mon, 02 Nov 2015 09:45:14 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50015 This consultation seeks views on the UK’s proposed approach to implement European Directive 2013/35/EU on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (electromagnetic fields). This consultation ends on 3 December 2015.

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Welding – risk to respiratory health from fume exposure http://www.hse.gov.uk/asthma/welder.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/asthma/welder.htm#comments Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:00:06 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48958 The Welding Fume Team (WFT) was established by HSE in 2010 and has a broad membership with representatives from across a range of interests. The WFT works together to raise awareness of the respiratory hazards of fume from welding and thermal cutting applications. Read more about welding top tips, case studies and the WFT.

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RR1012 – Process evaluation of the Long Latency Health Risks Division (LLHRD) vocational training interventions http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1012.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1012.htm#comments Mon, 06 Jul 2015 09:00:37 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48688 Three vocational education and training-based (VET) learning products/materials were developed in order to raise awareness of long latency respiratory health risks in three of the high risk vocational areas affected by these issues. The aims of the study were to explore how the VET materials can be implemented, and the perceived effectiveness of the implementation.

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Welders – protect yourself from the causes of asthma http://www.hse.gov.uk/asthma/welder.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/asthma/welder.htm#comments Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:00:58 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=48743 Welders suffer one of the highest rates of occupational asthma. This supplementary
guidance includes top tips, advice and case studies on how to protect yourself in the workplace.

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