HSE Conduct Inspections of Fabricated Metal Businesses across GB
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has written to fabricated metal businesses across GB to check that they are managing the risks of welding fumes and metalworking fluids.
The Health and Safety Executive has written to fabrication metal businesses across Great Britain to check that they are managing the possible risks associated with welding fumes and metalworking fluids – this is aimed at minimising and managing the risks of respiratory diseases amongst workers.
The HSE are planning to visit all the main metal fabrication businesses between May and September 2021 to ensure compliance of the 2019 Weld Fume Reclassification.
So, what can you do to prepare for these inspections?
Before the fabricated metal inspections takes place, HSE will provide you access to various resources to help manage potential risks and help business owners prepare for an inspection. These campaigns provide you with information on health risks related to wielding fumes which can cause cancer and metalworking fluids which can lead to occupational asthma.
You can head to the HSE website below to find out more information today!