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Mitigating the health risks from exposures to welding fumes and metalworking fluids

Workers can develop hypersensitive pneumonitis, a serious and irreversible respiratory illness, as a result of occupational exposure to welding fumes and metalworking fluid over a long period. Because of the risk of health to workers, HSE plans to inspect engineering premises from May to September 2021 focussing on these health hazards.


The HSE website offers a wealth of information and resources

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