Posts Tagged ‘HSE’

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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HSE investigating supply of metal gauze mats which contain asbestos

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has recently announced that two UK laboratory supply companies have supplied schools and potentially other users with gauze mats which contain asbestos. The metal gauze mats are designed for use over Bunsen burners. While they are investigating how these particular gauze mats came into circulation, it’s vital that schools,…

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Commercial, Industrial and Domestic Acoustic Testing

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You can now source expert acoustic testing and advice through Somerset Scientific Services. We’re proud to offer a range of services that enable businesses to protect their workforce, enhance their facilities and comply with regulations, alongside offering the general public a means of assessing noise and vibration that affects their home environment. Workplace Acoustic Testing…

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