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Welding fumes extraction systems

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Welding fumes extraction systems
  • Sweden
Provider: 
Nederman
Available in languages: 
English
Description: 

The video was produced by Nederman, which produces and markets extraction systems. The video shows the effect of extraction systems during welding: it shows welders working with an extraction system and welders working without one. You can clearly see that the latter group is exposed to welding fumes.

Sector / Industry covered: 
Manufacture of basic metals
Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment
Repair and installation of machinery and equipment
Tasks covered: 
Heating, Machining, or Welding Metal
Biological hazard: 
Not applicable
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Dusts
Gases
Nanoparticles (airborne liquids/solids including smoke or mist)
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Asthmagens
Carcinogens
Mutagens
Reprotoxic substances
Neurotoxic substances
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Substance description
Substance description: 

different welding fumes depending on the material and welding method

Prevention measures: 
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Type
Type: 
Visual resources
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
Supervisor