This HSE guide on working with Chromium was last updated in 2013. The guide discusses working with chromium and its inorganic compounds and how exposure may affect your health. This leaflet tells you about the possible health effects, the preventative measures your employer needs to apply, and the precautions you should take to protect your health….
First published by HSE in 2012 as a Research Report. It looks at the current burden of sinonasal cancer in the UK where exposure to certain substances in some industries pose a heightened risk. Formaldehyde, wood dust, leather dust (work in boot and shoe manufacture), nickel, chromium VI and mineral oils have been classified by…
Joint publication by UKLA and HSE provides guidance about maintaining water-mix MWF to prevent ill health in machine workshops. It is well known that skin disease (dermatitis) and lung disease (occupational asthma and occupational hypersensitivity pneumonitis) can occur in operators, either because their skin is regularly in contact with MWF, or because they inhale MWF…
This HSE approved method describes a procedure for the measurement of time-weighted (TWA) average concentrations of water-mix metalworking fluid originating from metalworking machine operations. The method is only suitable when the machine sump fluid (liquid circulating in the machine) contains an element which is unlikely to emanate from a source other than the water or…
Short HSE guide on managing the sumps used in metal working fluid applications. The full document can be downloaded by following the URL below:-
This HSE Guidance leaflet aims to help employees who work with metalworking fluids understand the main risks to their health. It contains general advice on the precautions which they and their employers can take to avoid these risks. Full leaflet can be downloaded by clicking on the URL below:-
This HSE Guidance Leaflet, which was published in 2005 describes good practice for digital (ink-jet) printing on machines up to 3.2 metres wide, using UV-curable inks. It advises the use LEV (extraction) for any Ozone produced by the process.
HSE Guide for Printing Industry, published in 2005 describes good practice for printing with UV-curable inks where the ink-curing lamps generate ozone. It discusses the use of LEV for controlling any ozone produced in the process.
A Guide produced by HSE in 2005 which describes good practice for printing using UV-curable inks. It discusses (briefly) that LEV should be used to remove any ozone produced by the process.
This British Standard will be very useful to anyone undertaking quality/safety testing of compressed air used to supply – Respiratory protective devices – compressed air line breathing apparatus. Purchase a copy of the Standard here:- BS EN 12021: 2014