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Which Welding Arm Is Right For Me?

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Do you want help choosing the right welding arm for you and your business? We can help! We’ve put together this guide explaining what they are and which processes they’re ideal for.   What is a Welding Arm? A welding arm is a capture method of local exhaust ventilation, typically known as LEV. ...

A Complete Guide to the HSE’s HSG258 LEV Guidance

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In this article, we’re looking into the HSE’s HSG258: Controlling Airborne Contaminants at Work: A Guide to Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) guidance. We’ll look into what is it, how it forms part of broader guidance and how you can comply with it.   What is HSG258 Guidance? The HSG258: Controlling Airborne Contaminants ...

How Much Exposure to Wood Dust Is Dangerous?

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In 2020, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) updated the EH40 Workplace Exposure Limits (WELs) (commonly also known as occupational exposure limits) guidance, which makes us wonder, how much exposure to wood dust is dangerous? To understand this question in more detail, we also need to understand what wood dust is, how it’s created and ...

How Many Steps Are There to COSHH Compliance? [Infographic]

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There are various theories across the internet of how many steps are there to COSHH compliance. Some businesses say there’s 5, whilst others say there’s 8. However, we on the other hand think there’s 9!   The 9 Steps We’ve Counted… [Infographic]   Step 1 When the requirement for Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) is identified or ...

How to Carry Out Risk Assessments for 3D Printers

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With the introduction of more affordable and lower-cost 3D printers, more workplaces and educational establishments are investing in their own 3D printers. However, many businesses and their people are unaware that risk assessment for 3D printers should be completed beforehand. Find out more about Fume Extraction solutions on our dedicated page.   What Are The ...