A significant danger in the workplace today is welding fumes. Welding exposure is so common that up to two percent of the world’s population in industrialized nations have been affected in some way. Exposure to welding fumes can have debilitating effects on the human body for m
The silent component in welding fumes is manganese. Most material safety data sheets (MSDS) won’t list it as a component of welding filler wire or rod because the amount is typically less than one percent. Since it’s not listed, this metal often gets overlooked during th
Occupational asthma is a lung disorder in which substances found in the workplace cause the airways of the lungs to swell and narrow, leading to attacks of wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing.
Many substances in the workplace can cause occupation
Welding is such a common industrial process that up to two percent of the working population in industrialized nations has engaged in some form of welding. Welding is a hazardous process. Flash burns to the eyes, burns on the skin and fire are some of the more immediate and acute ha