Health Hazards and Regulations
The exhaust from all internal combustion engines, including diesel and gasoline-powered engines contains over 100 individual hazardous chemical components that when combined, can result in as many as
Standards for Controlling Diesel Exhaust[...]
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Welding Journal, by Susan R Fiore explains how to reduce exposure to Hexavalent Chromium fumes.
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A serious problem affecting the working environment within industrial locations is airborne pollution from gases, fumes and dust. Without a doubt, the best way to solve most of these problems is
with a source-capture fume extraction system. By using a source-capture system, we are able to keep these pollutants from the breathing zone of the operator.
Due to increased awareness and studies from organizations like NIOSH, OSHA and public health departments, clean working environments are now a necessity. Many companies are now seeing insurance rates drop due to cleaning the air in the working area.
Welding & Soldering Fumes:
The pollutants that are created by welding partly consist of gases and particles. Some particles are so small that they are not visible. These particles are very dangerous. They pass through the
walls of the lungs and into the blood stream.
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