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May 2021

HSE inspectors are currently visiting fabricated metal businesses across Great Britain to ensure dutyholders know the risks associated with welding fumes and metalworking fluids and have controls in place to protect worker’s respiratory health.

Thousands of people die from work-related lung diseases every year. Inhalation of fume from welding can cause cancer and inhalation of mist from metalworking fluids can result in occupational asthma.

Further information and HSE guidance and resources to help manage the risks from welding fumes can be found here.

HSE guidance and resources to help manage the risks from metalworking fluids can be found here.


Please contact WIRS on 01902 712525 for help and guidance on these new requirements or click on any of the links to view our HSE approved product range.

Air fed Masks

3M HEAVY DUTY G5 - 01 Welding Helmet

Based on extensive input from welders working at high amperages that need to grind frequently, the 3MTM SpeedglasTM Heavy-Duty Welding Helmet G5-01 is created to be adaptable to an individual’s needs and situation.

Find out more about this product by downloading the brochure below.

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Torches

Fume Extraction

Nederman

Nederman Fume Extraction systems offer everything from single welding fume extractors to complete extraction systems that are purpose-built for installation in the widest range of workshops. Are you HSE Compliant in relation to new regulations on welding fumes?

Kemppi

Kemppi Welding delivers undoubtedly the most exclusive and inclusive welding supplies on the market today with dependable products of the highest quality. You can see our collection of Kemppi TIG Welders and Kemppi MIG Welders on their respective dedicated pages. For any more information on our Kemppi Welding products give WIRS a call or visit any of our West Midlands branches.

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