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HSE to carry out focussed welding inspections in 2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) sent out letters confirming that the fabrication and engineering sectors will be subjected to unannounced inspections between January and March 2020. The inspections will focus on welding fume and required control measures and will examine two main areas: Internal Welding Operations External welding operations Inspectors will be examining the required […]

Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Campaigns

The HSE periodically undertake campaigns for various topics. A recent campaign was to look into occupational ill health issues, particularly those caused by silica dust. Crystalline silica is a basic component of soil, sand, granite and many other minerals, Quartz being the most common form of crystalline silica. Regularly breathing construction dust can cause diseases […]