Posts Tagged ‘health and safety’

Welding Fume Health Hazard

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There is new scientific evidence that exposure to mild steel welding fume can cause lung cancer and possibly kidney cancer. Mild steel welding fume has now been reclassified as a human carcinogen. Therefore, if you or your staff carry out any welding activities, you need to take action now. New HSE Safety Standards The Health…

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World Accreditation Day 2018 – Working For Global Health And Safety

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World Accreditation Day, celebrated on June 9th, is a global focus on delivering a safer world. With both inspection and testing services accredited by UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service), Somerset Scientific Services are proud to support this event. Why Is Accreditation Important? Accreditation, through national bodies and the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the International…

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We Want You To Go Home Healthy!

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Here at Somerset Scientific Services, we are supporting the HSE campaign to Go Home Healthy. They are urging employers and employees alike to look after their health. Breathing in dust, gases, vapours and fumes at work can cause life-changing lung disease or make existing conditions worse. Twelve thousand workers die each year from lung diseases…

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